Cork Screw and Hemlock. Will they survive? They are off to a bad start plus we are in the midst of a drought in Alabama. Hot as hades.
I had to wait a week to get these two trees planted, the Cork Screw and the Hemlock but I kept them watered. How often should I water them now? They have been in the ground since June 13 (two weeks). Seems nothing is happening.
I do not have a pic of my Hemlock but he is shrinking from shock. Should I put the big umbrella over him during the drought. How much water do these two trees need? Can you see how the upper branches of the Cork Screw are brown?

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  • Nancy Rhodes C
    on Jul 22, 2012

    Great!! OK. I will try. I have instruction on moving a tree from a friend in Argentina who teaches agriculture. Meanwhile I will have a tree taken down that is nothing but a pest, it and its buddy - pear trees, Haven't had a pear in 10 years now and the leaves are always blackened. That Hemlock would look great there instead of the stubborn pear tree, The tree is about 3 feet tall or maybe four at the most. Do you thing the Corkscrew will be OK in the blazing sun?

  • Douglas Hunt
    on Jul 23, 2012

    The willow can take the sun. It will want as much moisture as you can give it.

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