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Christmas trees will do best in deep, moist soils with a moderate or high acidic content. Plant outside as soon as you can, however any christmas trees keep in warm conditions may need to hardened off first for a week or two before planting outside. If the weather is relatively mild and no immediate threat of frosts then hardening off may be unnecessary. If in doubt, provide frost protection such as horticultural fleece. If only heavy soils are available then delay planting until the spring.
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Apply a phosphate rich fertilizer such as 'Fish, Blood and Bone' when planting, and a nitrogen rich fertiliser each May and again in June when growing on sandy soils. Maintain a weed-free root-run about a metre across for the first few years.
During it first year you may to to water during extended periods of low rainfall.
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