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22/10/2013 at 13:48

Is it ok to plant a bare root sorbus tree at this time of year ? or should i wait until spring ?

Thank you

22/10/2013 at 14:25

yes. now is fine... go ahead and plant..weather permitting...

22/10/2013 at 14:45

Now as they still need some water over winter and if planted now will put out roots.

Are places selling bare roots now? They normally wait till the first frosts force the trees into dormancy, which is late November. I would use your nail to take a bit of bark off the trunk to check the tree is green and healthy.

23/10/2013 at 10:55

Thank you both for the helpful information

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