Containerized stock is material that has been grown in a plastic container for more than 12 months.
· Water Plant thoroughly in container
· Choose a site that is suitable for the plant in question
· Dig the hole twice the width of the container, and 15 to 20 cm deeper than container
· Fill hole with approximately 1/3 peat moss, mix into existing soil.
· Remove container from plant
· Cut roots from top to bottom on all four sides of root ball to encourage strong root development
· Place Plant in hole at same depth as in container
· Backfill with remainder of existing soil, add additional peat moss if required
· Pack soil, leaving soil around base of plant slightly higher than edges, allow water to run to edges where it is needed most
· Water thoroughly; apply mulch around base of plant
· IMPORTANT! Never allow trees to dry out in containers