If a tree with a very thin trunk is put in shelter, it could be useful to secure it to a solid stake, which can keep it erect, and protect it from the damage caused by strong winds. For a balanced development, it is best to position the The White fir in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.
Fertilization White fir
Letís fertilize the plants when implanting them, or every 2-3 years, towards the end of the winter or beginning of Autumn. A good quantity of organic fertilizer, such as manure or earthworm humus should be mixed to the soil at the foot of the stem; in this manner we will supply it with a good quantity of nutrients and we will also improve the mixture of the soil.
Generalities White fir
When growing these plants tend to go up, developing very little in width, and they tend to have a columnar development. These plants are cone-trees, so their foliage is made up of needle-like leaves. White fir Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a greenblue colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 17 m high.
Watering White fir
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 buckets of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. We should pay particular attention to those plants which have been recently placed in shelter; during the years, trees develop a cospicuous radical apparatus, and need watering only if the climate is particularly dry.
Treatments White fir
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil White fir
Locate these trees in a soil with average drainage, which slightly withholds humidity.
Notes - White fir
After flowering it produces fruits. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.