Tree Planting Procedures

1. Dig a hole twice (2) die length and width of the



2. Fill the hole with water one (1) day before planting

    and let it drain.


3. Mix the dug out soil with compost. Fertilizer can be

added according to the manufacturers’ instructions.


4. Position the tree next to the hole.


5. Cut off the plastic between the wires as near as

    possible to the bottom of the container.


6. Remove the plastic from the top.


7. Fill the hole with soil so that the top of the

    container will be just lower than the surrounding

    soil, after the tree has been planted.


8. Trees can be planted with a wire basket, after the

     plastic has been removed.


9. Extra large trees can be placed in the hole with the

    help of two poles.


10. Keep the tree upright and fill the cavity under the

      container with soil so that the tree stands up by



11. Pound or trample the soil firmly around the tree.


12. Make a dam around the tree and fill with water. Let

      it drain.


13. If the tree should tilt, anchor it with suitable anchors.


14. Thread anchor cables through a piece of plastic

      tubing or hose pipe, where the cable touches the



15. Water the tree thoroughly twice a week, until the

      tree can sustain itself.


16. 2:3:2 (22) fertilizer can be administered according

      to the manufacturers’ instructions.


17. To help with wetting the roots of the tree, a 20mm

      piece of black PVC pipe can be placed next to the

      tree roots to help with watering.

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Malanseuns sell only to the trade and deliver by road to all of South Africa as well as neighbouring countries, like Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, etc. Retail sales are done through its chain of Garden Centres.