Planting Evergreens

To ensure a thriving young tree in your yard, focus on the planting site and method. Once established, trees need minimal care, but it’s crucial to provide a strong foundation initially. Check soil fertility and pH before planting by contacting your local County Extension Office for testing or using our digital meters for fast results. Aim for a pH of 5.0-6.5 and avoid heavy or poorly drained soils.

NOTE: This is part 4 in a series of 9 articles. For a complete background on how to grow evergreens, we recommend starting from the beginning.