Class #4

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jenfox
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39139
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Class #4
Updated:
2010-10-02 18:28:56
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Matching Trees Sites
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Matching Trees to Sites
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  1. Zone of Hardiness Map
    Identifies the average minimum temperature for the zone you intend to plant in.
  2. Shade Tolerance
    Light requirements of a species
  3. Invasive
    Root systems that can cause damage to property
  4. Growth Habit
    Helps match a tree to a site based in it's size and shape
  5. Climate control
    Aesthetics
    Windbreaks and screens
    Three functions of trees in the landscape
  6. Growth habit
    Plant form
    Rate of growth
    Wood strength
    Rooting
    Leaves
    Thorns
    Flowers and Fruit
    Eight considerations in selecting the right tree
  7. Bare root
    Balled and Burlapped
    Containerized
    Three nursery stock tree types
  8. Kinked roots
    Circling roots
    Selecting quality stock- root defects
  9. Height to caliper ratio- ANZI Z60.1
    Caliper to rootball ratio- 1 foot of rootball per one inch of caliper
    Trunk Taper
    Crown- one half or more of the foliage should be on the lower 2/3 of the branches
    Branch pattern- 45 to 90 degree angles, don't buy is main leaders are headed back
    Vigor- large dark green leaves, smooth bark, white (not dark or dry) roots
    Injury- no injured bark or sunburn
    Selecting quality stock- shoot and crown defects

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