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cuttenup
06-16-2007, 05:39 PM
I bought some 3 & 5 gal. apple trees to plant on a piece of property that I hunt on.It has been very hot & dry here & I dont have a real good way to water the trees if I plant them now so I would like to wait utill fall to plant them. What can I do untill then to keep the trees alive?

jkingrph
06-16-2007, 06:51 PM
If in containers place them in shade and keep watered. Bare root plant in a temporary location where you can keep watered until they go dormant this fall.

MILSINC
06-16-2007, 06:54 PM
For this situation, place 3 to 5 Rain Bird Gel Packs around the plant, according to the directions. This will keep the plant watered for 90 days. Once you plant it, dump a pail of water on it to get the gel started. This stuff works great.

cuttenup
06-17-2007, 12:41 AM
Thanks for the info. and help!