PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS
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BALLED & BURLAP PLANTS

DIG HOLE 1 1/2 TIMES THE SIZE OF THE BALL

KEEP BURLAP ON
DO NOT CUT OR LOOSEN

KEEP ROPE ON. DO NOT CUT OR LOOSEN
IT WILL DECAY IN THE GROUND
*IF ROPE IS NYLON (WHITE) IT NEEDS TO BE CUT*

IF YOUR PLANT HAS A WIRE BASKET ON THE BALL
KEEP IT ON.

IT WILL DECAY IN THE GROUND


INSTALL PLANT SOIL LEVEL OF GROUND WITH
TOP OF THE BALL.


SLIGHT MOUNDING IS OK


BACK FILL AND TAMP SOIL TIGHT
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CONTAINER PLANTS

TAKE PLANT OUT OF THE CONTAINER

DIG HOLE 1 1/2 TIMES THE SIZE OF THE CONTAINER

IF PLANT IS ROOT BOUND GENTLY LOOSEN
ROOTS BY HAND
OR CUT WITH A KNIFE


INSTALL PLANT SOIL LEVEL OF GROUND WITH
TOP OF THE CONTAINER


SLIGHT MOUNDING IS OK


BACK FILL AND TAMP SOIL TIGHT
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WATER ~ WATER ~ WATER

YOU MUST WATER

MARCH THRU JUNE
WATER EVERY OTHER DAY TILL GROUND IS SOAKED

JULY THRU SEPTEMBER
WATER EVERY DAY TILL GROUND IS SOAKED

OCTOBER TILL GROUND FREEZES
WATER EVERY OTHER DAY TILL GROUND IS SOAKED

THERE IS NO SET AMOUNT OF TIME TO WATER.

THE AMOUNT OF WATER A PLANT NEEDS DEPENDS
ON IT'S SIZE, THE SOIL CONDITIONS AND IT'S PLANTED LOCATION (SUN OR SHADE)

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AMENDING THE SOIL

ROCK OR CLAY
ADD TOP SOIL 50/50 WITH SOIL FROM HOLE AND
BACK FILL


SAND
ADD PEAT MOSS OR TOP SOIL 50/50 WITH SOIL FROM
HOLE AND BACK FILL


GOOD SOIL
THERE'S NO NEED TO ADD ANYTHING.
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FERTILIZER

FERTILIZE IN  SPRING AND FALL WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
OSMOCOTE, HOLLYTONE, 10-10-10 OR ANY GENERAL EVERGREEN FERTILIZER
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