Pine is easily accepted and begins to grow on any soil. This tree is excellent feeling on the area, even without the intervention of man, and he doesn't need any feeding, frequent watering and mulching the soil. Forest beauty is not so terrible and plants-pests and various fungal diseases. The only thing that is required from the owner of the site is to make the right planting young pine.

Planting pine trees on a plot

When planting pine trees on his plot must consider one important point – the tree grows well only in their native soil. In other words – to dig up a pine tree with some land, in which was the formation of its root system. If the tree was purchased in one of the garden centers, it is necessary to plant with a clod of earth from the pot.

To produce a planting of pines preferably in the spring (late April-early may) or early autumn (September – early October). It should also be noted that without the earth the root system of this plant can live only a very short time – a maximum of 15 minutes. If the soil in which the planted pine, contains in its composition a large percentage of black soil or clay at the bottom of the planting hole should pour gravel or sand. As a kind of drainage pillow you can use finely crushed brick.

The planting hole can be of different depths – it all depends on the size of the trees. For example, if the height of the pine is 30-40 cm, the hole should be dig to a depth of 50-60 cm drainage Layer is of the order of 10 cm Important: when landing in any case can not be covered with soil root neck of a plant (zone of transition of the stem to the root).

After a young pine planted, the soil around it can be decorated with pebbles or small decorative stone. The roots must obtain sufficient water, so it is important not to overdo it with this kind of decor.

The species of pine

In the world there are many species of pine, however, on private land, in addition to ordinary, mostly planted pine and mountain only. Planting methods of these types are virtually identical.

Cedar pine is remarkable in that it reaches a truly gigantic size, however, grows very long. To form a crown of this plant is not necessary, because it develops very evenly. Needles of stone pine stays green throughout the year.

Mountain pine also grows quite long, but unlike smooth cedar, this tree can take the form of a small, quaint tree or large shrub.