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Hi -- thanks for the reply -- here's more info -- it was not bulaped- it was in a container -- the hole was definitely large enough -- the tree just seems to be shaky --it is growing fine otherwise -so I have staked it -- just thought there might be something more to do

I would fertilize it after leaf fall. This will increase the root growth. Fertilize with 10-10-10 fertilizer at the rate of 1 lb. per inch of trunk diameter scattered around the tree and watered in good. Apply the fertilizer just before a rain event and you will noy need to water. That and the bracing should help the tree grow the root system.  


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Jim Hyland


I am an expert in Forestry, Forest Entomology, Forest Pest Control, and Forest Health. Extensive knowledge in Identification of insects and diseases of trees. Expert on Bark beetles and other insects that attack forests. Also a Registrated Forester with extensive knowledge in the management and care of forests.


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