PLANTING TROPICAL FRUIT TREES ON THE GROUND.
Dig a hole on the ground about twice the size of the plastic container. Put some of the loosen soil back in the hole.
If available, apply 8-3-9 granular fertilizer to the hole.
Water the loosen soil and fertilizer.
Carefully remove the tree from the plastic container and place in the hole.
Plant so top of root system is at or above soil level.
Shovel the soil back into the hole and tamp lightly to remove air pockets on the ground.
Water the tree again
if available, add mulch to the top of the tree to keep moist.
water your tree every day or every other day.

Do not plant the tree during the winter months. Do not fertilize the tree during the winter months.

PROTECTING TROPICAL TREES FROM COLD WEATHER. Young Tropical and Subtropical trees cannot tolerate freezing temperatures for very long. If you live in an area with this type of temperature. it is recommended that you grow your tree in the container, so you can bring it indoors during cold spells.
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