Trees and shrubs thrive without the addition of fertilizer in their natural, wooded environment because the soils are rich with organic matter from the forest.
In our backyards, trees are forced to compete with our lawns and other plants, and we frequently remove fallen leaves, organic matter, and other potential sources of nutrients that would naturally have helped them flourish.
In this video, Dr. Dan Herms, Vice President of Research and Development at the Davey Institute, shares why we should fertilize trees.
When you fertilize your trees, you replace the necessary minerals and nutrients that are missing from the soil.
Fertilizing in fall...
Fertilizing in spring...
Davey Arbor Green PRO® is formulated in just the right ratio to maximize the nutrient's effect.
It releases high-quality nutrients, including synthesized organic nitrogen fortified with polyamino acids throughout the growing season.
With a slower, controlled release rate leads:
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