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planting trees & shrubs


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planting trees & shrubs

  1. 1. Planting Plant: Yoshino Cherry Term: Root flare
  2. 2. Yoshino Cherry <ul><li>Prunus yedoensis </li></ul><ul><li>Flowering Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Zone 5-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers in Early Spring – white & pink blooms </li></ul><ul><li>Grows 35-40’ </li></ul><ul><li>Most common ornamental cherry </li></ul><ul><li>Short-lived tree </li></ul><ul><li>Weeping Varieties </li></ul>
  3. 3. Root Flare <ul><li>The place where the first set of large lateral roots are attached to the tree. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Types of tree plantings <ul><li>Bare root – View Video </li></ul><ul><li>Balled & Burlap – View Video </li></ul><ul><li>Containerized – View Video </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pot Bound Trees <ul><li>Shrubs & trees grown in containers are frequently pot-bound </li></ul><ul><li>The roots circle the container and may not ever regain their normal growth pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Plant will be weaker & not live as long </li></ul><ul><li>Cut slices down the ends or cut off the edge roots </li></ul>
  6. 6. Staking <ul><li>Usually not necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Causes a weaker trunk </li></ul><ul><li>If required due to shallow roots or soil, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stake upwind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow some slack </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Upcoming <ul><li>Teachers lunch tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>FFA next Thurs </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trip next Fri </li></ul>