While spring is the best time to plant fruit trees in Wisconsin, it's safe to plant cherry, apple or pear trees at any point before the ground freezes in the fall. When planting fruit trees in the fall, select potted or burlap-balled trees rather than those with bare roots.
About this Author
Mary Osborne has been an educational quiz writer for over eight years and a short-fiction writer for over 20 years. She also reads and scores essays for several standardized tests, and has written and illustrated two children's books. Her short stories have appeared in literary journals such as "The Minnesota Review" and in the "Orlando Sentinel" newspaper.