Trees: buying and planting specimens

Specimen or semi-mature trees are an expensive investment, so careful selection and planting are imperative for good establishment of plants in your garden.

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Specimen trees: buying and planting

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Suitable for Specimen trees
Timing Ideally October to April
Difficulty Moderate to difficult

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