The depth to plant a new tree depends upon the type of tree it is. If it is a bare root tree, it should be planted the same depth it was in the packaging. If it is a root ball tree, just the top of the root ball should be covered.
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Susan Steele has been writing for more than 20 years. Her work has been featured in online publications, such as eHow.com and StarReviews. While attending Ashland Community and Technical College, Steele says her favorite courses were English and literature. Steele has enjoyed working for Demand Studios since June 2009.