[NAFEX] Fall Planting
O'Barr, R. D.
topgun at otelco.net
Mon Jun 6 10:02:55 EDT 2005
I took " dvantage" of one of these late spring bargains and three items
arrived DOA and looked as though they had been laying in the sahara desert
for a week or two. No wrap around the roots at all. Fall is good if you are
not in too harsh a climate for most plants.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doreen Howard" <gardendiva at charter.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 8:56 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] Fall Planting
> Opinions please from all you experts with far more experience in growing
> fruit than I.
> Is it better to plant fruit trees in late summer or early fall than in
> spring? If so, why? There are plenty of bargains available in late
> from catalogs and at garden centers. I'm tempted to take advantage of the
> cheaper prices, especially if there are advantages. With ornamental trees
> and shrubs, you gain a season's growth with fall planting, or so says the
> conventional wisdom.
> Doreen Howard
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