Davey Tree Flipbooks

Plant Health Care Guide

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides residential and commercial tree service and landscape service throughout North America. Read our Flipbooks for helpful tips and information on proper tree and lawn care.

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B efore you plant, it's important to be aware of the shape and rate of growth of the trees you are planting and how they may affect your property. e chart below shows characteristic shapes of 10-year-old trees under average conditions in most parts of the country where they are found. factors tHat inflUence tree groWtH inclUde: · Light. Trees planted close together grow tall, seeking the light. Isolated trees grow wider. · soil. Rich, well-aerated soils encourage growth, while poor, arid or com- pacted soils discourage it. · seasons. Shorter growing seasons limit growth as you move north. · Transplanting. Transplant shock limits tree growth for several seasons. Generally, larger trees need more time to overcome this. 30 25 20 15 10 5 30 25 20 15 10 5 bur english pin white douglas hemlock austrian red oak oak oak fir fir pine pine sycamore tuliptree scotch white norway blue pine pine spruce spruce 15 Read online @ www.davey.com/guide

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