1.) Dig a
hole twice the size of the pot
2.) Mix the
sand from the hole with an equal amount of Potting or Top Soil
the hole half-way with the soil mixture
4.) Fill the
hole with water to remove air pockets.
the tree from the pot. If the roots are coiled, gently uncoil them and place
the tree into the hole so that the root crown is level with the ground or
6.) Fill in
around the root ball with the remaining soil mixture, building the sides up
to the height of the root crown.
7.) Wet the soil around the tree
thoroughly to settle the soil and remove any remaining air pockets.
mulch around the tree. Make sure the mulch is kept 4 to 6 inches from the
trunk of the tree.
tree every day for the first two weeks. Do not fertilize the tree for the
first 4 weeks.