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#3181216 - 03/02/13 01:25 PM When to plant fruit?
Mr. Hawk
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Will the first week of April be too late to plant?
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#3181252 - 03/02/13 02:48 PM Re: When to plant fruit? [Re: Mr. Hawk]
Football Hunter
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I wouldnt plant that late,assuming you mean fruit trees,unless you can easily water them.
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#3181274 - 03/02/13 03:22 PM Re: When to plant fruit? [Re: Football Hunter]
Bayou Buck
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I have planted some in April before and they turned out fine. Better hope for rain though unless you plan to water them.
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#3181289 - 03/02/13 03:44 PM Re: When to plant fruit? [Re: Bayou Buck]
WestTn Huntin'man
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U.T. extension suggests you plant them by the end of March. The 1st week of April is a coin toss with the weather.If you will be planting them close to home and can tend to them I would say plant and don't worry about it.If they are going to be planted and left to fend for themselves the survival rate may not be so good. Location makes a lot of difference also a sheltered valley would be better than the wide open fields of west Tn.Wind will dry them out just as bad as the hot sun.
https://utextension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/SP307-B.pdf
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