Watering Mature Trees

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Where do trees need water most?

Watering Mature Trees

Water mature trees where they can use it -- out over their feeder roots. Established trees do not have feeder roots close to the trunk. In fact, watering at the trunk can cause rot. A good tip is to set your sprinkler at least three feet away from the trunk of an established tree.



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