Fruit Trees

Planting Your New Fruit Trees


  • Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sun exposure.
  • Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball of the tree.
  • Plant the tree at the same depth it was in the container or nursery.
  • Backfill the hole with soil and tamp down gently.
  • Water the tree thoroughly.


  • Water regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
  • Fertilize in early spring with a balanced fertilizer, following the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Prune in late winter or early spring to promote healthy growth and to shape the tree.
  • Watch for pests and diseases, and treat as needed.
  • Mulch around the base of the tree to retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Provide support for the tree if necessary, as it grows.


Note: The above guidelines are general and it's recommended to check for specific varieties of the tree and the climate you are in for more accurate information.