[nafex] Leaves in hole before fruit tree

Elizabeth Hilborn ehilborn at mebtel.net
Mon Nov 23 07:32:38 EST 2020

I echo Lee's advice. I never amend holes now, I plant in soil as it lays 
and top dress.

My first experience growing fruit trees I amended all (very big) holes. 
They lasted about 12 years, got quite large, but when they started 
dying, a post mortem revealed roots did not penetrate beyond the 
original hole diameter.

On 11/23/2020 6:13 AM, Lee Reich wrote:
>   And any material that dramatically changes the soil porosity creates a “pot in the ground” effect wherein roots stay inn the amended soil

Elizabeth Hilborn, DVM
Bee Well Mobile Veterinary Services, PLLC

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