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 Planting fruit trees? 
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Post Planting fruit trees?
Hi, I'm pia. I'm new to planting and I have a question.

What is the best way to keep them straight? I just planted 5 fruit trees, wondering what is the best method to use to keep the trees from growing crooked, i live in the province so I have alot of wind.

Thanks!


Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:31 pm
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Post Re: Planting fruit trees?
You could try staking them with regular tree posts. The post should go on the up-wind side of the tree.

What rootstocks are you using?


Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:49 am
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Post Re: Planting fruit trees?
I like to stake mine on three sides and tie them with rope which will deteriorate over time. I generally use T posts for the staking and place the stakes no less than 5 feet from the base of the tree.


Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:52 am
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