Most of us here already make our own compost, and we know all about that - but how many of you also make leaf mold? It's different from compost: compost is the…
You should plant in the spring or autumn in rich soil that is well drained. Break up your soil to a fine texture so that the root system will spread easily; this will help the young tree to establish itself more quickly.
Species are propagated by seed, or by grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring, or by budding in summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.