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Old 10-23-2011, 08:59 PM
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AGGRAND natural fertilizer on trees ?

Anyone have experience with it ? I need to use it mixed in the water of my Tree I.V from Sayegrow (into the root ball). My trees are newly planted 2"-3 1/2" dia. pin oak, tulip poplar, and red maple. Thanks, Chris
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:21 PM
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anyone... ?
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Fertilizig trees creates unnaturally rapid, weak, diseased proned brach and sucker growth...
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Old 10-25-2011, 03:34 PM
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Fertilizig trees creates unnaturally rapid, weak, diseased proned brach and sucker growth...
Inappropriate fertilization of trees may contribute to unnaturally rapid growth, and weak, disease prone branch and sucker growth.
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So your both saying not to ??? That goes against most of what I've read.
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Old 10-25-2011, 09:14 PM
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My statement was meant as a clarification. Many consider synthetic fertilizer as inappropriate for tree transplants. A natural fertilizer used at low rate is good, mixing some compost with soil is better. Even more important factors include choosing the correct tree(s) for the location and planting at the proper depth.
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I have been reading that natural (organic) fertilizer was better for transplants as it prevented root burn among other things. Can't seem to find anything local organic that matches or comes close to the 4-3-3 of the AGGRAND product. The soil I planted them in was some of the best around, and was cattle pasture up until 2 months ago. I planted them even with the top of the ground as the tag said to, making a basin for rain water.
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:34 PM
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I have had great luck with aggrand 4-3-3. i usually mix in some aggrand kelp with it, too.
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how do you apply it? I'm not finding anything close that list root ball injection as an application method.
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:26 AM
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foliar.

dunno about root ball injection.

some info here: https://www.aggrand.com/articles/g2793.pdf

didn't see anything about injection, but i just scanned it.
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