What You Need to Know Before Planting a Tree This Fall

In this GardenSMART story, Mike Volz of Davey's Indianapolis, Indiana, office shares everything you need to know about planting trees this fall. He covers what trees to plant, when to plant and how to plant a tree correctly.

Posted: October 12, 2018

As all gardeners know, fall is for planting! That's especially true for trees.

There's less chance of drought or sun scorch harming fragile, newly-planted trees. Plus, the cool temperature helps encourage new root growth.

"Trees really make the most of that," said Mike Volz of Davey's Indianapolis, Indiana office. "They already focus on growing new roots in the fall, so planting now helps trees develop stronger roots – and more of them."

Take hold of this gorgeous season by planting a new tree in your yard. Volz shares his must-know tips below before you get started.

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