Planting trees in cold maritime site

jdstewa at ibm.net jdstewa at ibm.net
Sat Apr 22 18:50:30 EST 1995


In <3nae0i$2ur at yell.zetnet.co.uk>, tony.gott at zetnet.co.uk (Tony Gott) writes:
>I intend to make a small plantation of mixed hardwoods in the North 
>of Shetland (just above 60 deg N). I am giving them a little defence 
>from the strong prevailing south westerly winds by building a stone 
>wall around the site.>Does anyone have any ideas?

I am having success using plastic tube type tree shelters.  Just make sure 
that the trees are dormant when you put them on in the spring and make sure that
the trees harden off properly in the fall.

John Stewart



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