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Q.Pot Grown Douglas Fir Tree

Zone Hanover, Pennsylvania | Anonymous added on August 7, 2021 | Answered

Received plant in pot when temperatures were in the 90’s….have placed in pot in garage with daylight and are watering daily…..temperatures will be in 90’s for awhile….should small potted douglas fir be maintained there OR can it successfully be transferred outdoors and planted….size is approx. 12″ high…..

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Answered on August 23, 2021

Not with these temperatures. I would wait until this breaks down into the lower 80s. Also, I wouldn't water every day. This will cause root rot. Only water when it needs it. This will be as the soil dries, completely, down to about 3 inches.


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