Weeping Cherry Trees
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Weeping cherry tree planting

Zone McMinnville, Tn 37110 | kensch888 added on March 31, 2017 | Answered

The article said to level the dirt with the top of the root ball. Then mentioned adding mulch. Should the mulch be above or at the top of the root ball?

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Liz Baessler
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Answered on April 4, 2017

The dirt should be level with the root ball. The mulch will be on top of it. Make sure the mulch doesn't press up against the trunk of the tree - leave a space of several inches around it to discourage disease and pests.

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