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Zone 7 | Malexa added on June 11, 2012 | Answered

I am new in gardenning. I need help in learning how to help our new 5-year-old willow tree that we just recently planted. We leave in New Mexico, planted tree according to the recommendation. I need to know how much water this tree needs after transplant and for how long it would be on that water regimin? At this point we water it 3 times a week 40 minutes each on dripping system, 1 gallon per hour. Also, this tree started dropping its flowers. Is it normal? Thank you in advance for your advice.

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Answered on June 12, 2012

Newly planted trees require lots of water while they establish their roots, usually within the first couple weeks. These articles should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/watering-newly-planted-tree.htm

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