Information on soil management of trees and shrubs, including nutritional requirements, soil testing, fertilization, soil fertility and pH. Tips on site selection and dealing with road salt injury.
Use this table to determine the equivalent amounts of nitrogen, phosphate, and potash of each fertilizer material.
Conduct a soil test, and lime and fertilize a 10-by-10-foot area where each tree will be planted.
Shortly after planting, apply 8 ounces of 10-10-10 per plant.
Although the total amount of nutrients in the soil is important, the balance among them can be even more critical. Too much of a nutrient can be just as bad as too little.