What time of year do you plant a Fruit cocktail tree?
I am looing to plant a fruit cocktail tree(s) and need to know what is the best time of year to plant. They are in the Burgess fall catalog right now.
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Most fruit trees are best suited for Spring planting. Planting now will result in a dead tree, as will planting in winter. Autumn can be suitable if you know that it will be cool but nowhere near freezing until it establishes.For that reason it is best planted in Spring.
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