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Cornell Community Forestry

Site contact:
Dr. Nina L. Bassuk
Horticulture Section
134A Plant Science Bldg
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4586
Fax:(607) 255-9998
Email: nlb2@cornell.edu

Community Forestry
Transplanting resources

Cornell resources:

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.

Other resources:

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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