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When to Prune Florida Evergreen Trees?
Winter or early spring is the best time to prune a majority of Florida evergreen trees. Spring blooming evergreen trees should be pruned after their bloom period to avoid the removal of flower buds. Fall is also a good time for pruning Florida evergreen trees. Minor pruning can be done anytime. Broken, dead, or diseased branches should be removed when you notice them.
How to Care for Florida Evergreen Trees
Water your Florida evergreen tree deeply about twice weekly for the first 2 to 3 months. We also recommend watering once weekly during the first summer for the best results. Evergreen trees prefer acidic, well-drained soil. Fertilize evergreen trees of Florida when planting and in spring with a balanced slow release fertilizer.
When to Plant Florida Evergreen Trees
Fall is the best time of the year to plant evergreen trees in Florida. Evergreen trees can also be planted in winter and spring in Florida. Summer is not a good time to plant trees in Florida. This time of year can be very hard on newly planted trees.
How to Plant Florida Evergreen Trees
Check the soil, water, and sunlight requirements for your tree before buying it. Choose the appropriate location for your Florida evergreen trees. Water your tree in the pot well right before planting. Next, dig a hole at least twice as wide as the root ball of your tree. Place your tree in the hole and make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the soil line. Then, backfill the soil around the root ball. Mulch Florida evergreen trees with a 1 to 2 inch layer of mulch. Extend the mound a few inches beyond the tree canopy. Mulching is very beneficial in Florida because of the hot climate. It helps the ground retain water longer which is critical for plants in hot climates. It also protects the roots and keeps weeds that compete for water and nutrients away from your tree. Water deeply at the base of your Florida evergreen tree until the ground is completely saturated. Water daily for the first week and at least twice per week while your tree is establishing.
Where to Buy Florida Evergreen Trees?
At Plantingtree we have a great selection of evergreen trees for Florida. We are a family owned and operated online plant nursery located in the southern US. We ship plants and trees for sale right to your doorstep. Our Florida evergreen trees for sale are high quality and ready to plant. Our customer service team is available to help you by phone or email. Buy Florida evergreen trees here. Scroll up to view our in stock inventory of evergreens for Florida.
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