Tips for planting large trees

In the same way, we can also use shrubs or hedges to be able to delimit the spaces that exist between one terrain and another. However, it is when we make use of both trees and shrubs, that we can obtain a beautiful garden full of areas to rest, walk and in turn very beautiful spaces.

Tips for planting trees

Tips for planting a large tree

Ideal place

Before starting to plant, it is very important that first let’s take into account what the place may be to plant our tree, either in a huge pot or directly in the ground.

Another thing we must do is know how much sun enters the place we have already chosensince the type of tree that we choose to plant depends on the amount of sun that enters the place. For example, fruit trees need at least 6 to 8 hours of sun every day so that they can produce both flowers and fruit.

Instead, japanese fern it can thrive under more moderate sun.

Suitable soil

This part may be somewhat complicated for us, however it does not mean that we cannot do it.

It’s necessary that the soil and earth that we use for our pots is adequate for the type of tree we are going to plant. There are trees that need slightly acidic soils and at the same time rich in organic matter, while there are others that require slightly more sandy soils. The most important thing is that the soil has excellent drainage.

Maximum size

These trees will shade our garden

We must not only take into account its size but also how much it can get to widen. This is very important especially if around the tree there are structures such as walls since it needs space to be able to stretch its roots.

Roots ball

The ball of roots is that mass of land that contains the roots at the base of the plant. When performing a transplant we must be careful so that the ball of roots remains whole

since in this way we will avoid damaging the roots.

Bare roots

This case is totally opposite to the previous one, since instead of having the ball of roots covered with earth, are exposed and covered with a kind of damp cloth. It is essential to keep that area always humid to prevent the plant from dying.

Plant directly into the ground

Depending on the type of tree we have it depends on the size of the hole where we will plant itHowever, the normal thing would be 2 or 3 times wider than the root ball and its depth will be equal to that of the ball that has the roots.


When we plant in pots it is advisable to have the following elements, the pot, soil, soil for drainage and of course the plant. The pot should be at least 2-3 times the size of the root ball. We must also prevent the tree from being too hidden.

Tips for planting large trees

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