Spruce Trees

how to plant blue spruce trees from field to containers

Zone 5 | garyk added on August 1, 2012 | Answered

They're 2'-3' tall and planted in my nursery. Now I want to dig and put them in containers.

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Answered on August 2, 2012

Just dig up the root ball with as much of the soil as possible and put it in a large enough container to accommodate the roots (likely 2- to 5-gallon pots). Mix in some well-draining potting soil and ensure that the container also provides adequate drainage. The following articles should also help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/containers/how-to-grow-container-trees.htm

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