Dr. Nina L. Bassuk
Dept. of Horticulture
134A Plant Science Bldg
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4586
Transplanting guide - Part of the Urban Horticulture Institute's online publication, Recommended Urban Trees.
Tree Planting Fundamentals (.pdf) - Research-based overview from the Journal of Arboriculture.
Creating the Urban Foresty: The Bare Root Method (.pdf) - For many species, bare root trees works as well or better than balled and burlapped stock -- plus they're cheaper and easier to handle. Here's how to plant them.
Journal articles - Technical papers on transplanting by researchers at Cornell's Urban Horticulture Institute.
New Tree Planting
- International Society of Arboriculture brochure series.
Positively the Pits: Successful Strategies for Sustainable Streetscapes (.pdf) - Article from the Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry.
Bare Root Tree Planting - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.
Staking Trees - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.
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