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Q.Should I Stake A Bare Root European Mountain Ash Planting?

Zone 16505 | Philip Susann added on May 8, 2021 | Answered

I will soon be planting a 3-4 ft. bare root Mountain Ash tree in USDA Zone 6b. Should I stake it and if so what method should I use?

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Answered on May 10, 2021

If the area is very windy, or prone high traffic, then you may want to stake your tree. If the area doesn't get disturbed and is protected from wind, then staking the tree won't be necessary, and can cause much more harm than it does good. They need the stress to develop a strong stature!

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