The Benefits of Bare-Root Trees...
Bare-root trees are grown in a field and naturally have a larger root system than container grown trees. This means you get a plant that will become established quicker and provide you with superior growth in the spring.
Your tree arrives dormant (sleeping for the winter). Without foliage to support, it doesn't require as much water or nutrients to survive. So transplanting is stress-free.
If you plant in the winter, your roots will continue to grow and become more established. When spring arrives you will see bright new foliage appearing.
Selling bare-root trees allows us to offer you a higher quality product at a lower price.
Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.
This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.
Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.
The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.
The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.
1 oz. Per Gallon Size Container
1 oz. Per Ft. High
Bare Root Plant
• The world's most popular apricot tree • Produces fruit in record time! • Self-fertile... no need for a pollinator The ‘Blenheim’ is the world’s most popular apricot tree, and for good reason! Apricots produced by the ‘Blenheim’ are considered to be the most succulent and flavorful... the ‘Blenheim’ also blooms earlier than any other apricot tree. Its rounded form and bright green foliage make this tree a refreshing showpiece for your yard! Start picking dozens of fresh, delicious apricots in early summer. Luscious, deep yellow and orange fruits brighten an already beautiful tree… and have so many uses! Eat them fresh, use them for baking, or dry them for lovely holiday gifts. The ‘Blenheim’ is quite adaptable to most soil types, undemanding and self-fertile. Apricots, with such a sweet flavor, are a very popular fresh fruit in any household. They're loaded with Vitamins A and C that are essential to healthy eating. Imagine being able to harvest this delicious, juicy fruit in your own yard! Nothing beats that “fresh off the tree” flavor. The tree is compact in size, allowing it to be grown in any yard without taking up to much valuable space. The rounded form of bright green foliage and an early bloom period makes it a refreshing showpiece for your landscape! Because the Apricot Tree blooms so early, you’ll be able to start picking loads of fresh apricots early in the summer. Luscious, deep yellow and orange fruits brighten the already beautiful tree. With so many valuable uses, ordering one for your yard today will allow you to take advantage of the benefits offered as soon as possible. Apricot trees are easy to grow and quite adaptable to most soil types. They are self-fertile – which means you don’t need to plant a pollinator tree too to get fruit. One tree is all you need to begin harvesting fresh fruit right outside your back door. You will love all that your Apricot Tree has to offer. A live Apricot Tree also makes a wonderful house warming or wedding gift … what a thoughtful way to welcome someone to a new home or new life. Be sure to order now to get delicious apricots this season.
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Blenheim Apricot.
First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.
Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.
Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.
Next, separate the roots of your Blenheim Apricot gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.
Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.
To make it just right, use a level.
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.
Water your Blenheim Apricot again after the transplant is complete.
To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.
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