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Old 12-08-2009, 12:09 PM
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December Fertilizing ?

December Fertilizing ?

I have a 80 year old 2.5 acre park with a lot of mature trees. I usually Air-orate in the late summer to early fall(Oct/Nov), this year it is already winter, early December.

Will it hurt anything to Air-orate and fertilize this late in the year?

I'm in the Middle of Central Valley of California.
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:37 PM
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dont know your climate so i cant help, maybe someone from there can, but usually not in winter as the super cold air can damage the exposed roots in the holes that wont close up till spring. just some thoughts
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Old 12-09-2009, 12:58 AM
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I won't be of any help Zuper.
Blizzard warning here, 10-12" of snow expected into Weds. Won't even see the grass again until March probably.
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:36 AM
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December Fertilizing ?

I have a 80 year old 2.5 acre park with a lot of mature trees. I usually Air-orate in the late summer to early fall(Oct/Nov), this year it is already winter, early December.

Will it hurt anything to Air-orate and fertilize this late in the year?

I'm in the Middle of Central Valley of California.
If the ground doesn't freeze soon after application there should not be an issue with it, fall or late fall is the best time to fertilize
The only issue would be frozen ground, all of that expensive fert would just wash off and go somewhere else, not smart
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:38 AM
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All mineral is your best option right now. Ferts won't wash unless a down poor following happens. The plant will take it up and you will see the results in the spring.
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