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Old 05-21-2012, 03:05 PM
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Originally Posted by MCC LAWN CARE View Post
I am thinking of running each tree zone for 25 minutes once a week. Does this sound right??? I do not want to over water and therefore kill the trees.
Sounds like a lot of water to me.

If the orchard is new, then the roots won't be deep and maybe once a week is good.

When the trees are more mature and bearing fruit, sounds like too often.

Talk to an ag extension agent if your county or state has one. They can point you in the right direction.
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