The Master Gardeners of Sonoma County recommend using a slow-release fertilizer, such as Osmocote or Agriform, when planting your Sequoia Redwood tree. After the tree is established, it will not need frequent fertilization, assuming that it is planted in nutrient-rich soil.
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