Learn to plant and maintain strong, healthy trees that will thrive for generations.

How to Plant

Follow our simple planting instructions to get your tree off to the right start. Our planting video will show you step by step instructions.

It takes three years for a young tree to establish a solid root system and strong trunk. By following our best planting practices, your tree will get the best start for a long and healthy life. Be sure to review our young tree care tips and consider signing up to receive seasonal tree care tips via email.

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