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Proper Planting of an Avocado Tree Gary Bender Farm Advisor U.C. Cooperative Extension.

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1 Proper Planting of an Avocado Tree Gary Bender Farm Advisor U.C. Cooperative Extension

2 Dig the hole the same depth as the root ball, measure with a shovel handle

3 Set the tree in the hole, supporting the bottom of the root ball with the hand

4 Slit the plastic liner with a knife, make a shallow cut

5 Partially fill the hole with soil, do not use mulch or manures

6 Don’t forget to remove the plastic liner!

7 Backfill most of the hole and tamp to remove air pockets

8 The backfill is finished with a final tamping with your feet

9 In root rot soil, gypsum is added to the surface at lbs per tree

10 The planting is finished with a top-dressing of wood chips or bark


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