How To Protect Your Trees Until You Can Plant Them After Receival
Always soak roots for 1-2 hours.
1.Once received if you can not immediately plants, please open the carton and unwrap roots and mist with water. Place back in box and keep roots well covered. Keep your plants in the boxes in a cool 28-40 degree room (celler,basement, storage building or garage being some great places for thoughts to store in). They will be better cooler than warmer. When they get over 56 degrees they will start to loose dormancy and leaf out for spring. Pull plastic back rom the roots and water the roots every 4-5 days. TOO MUCH WATER will cause them to rot.Do not water if the media is moist around the roots.
Buy some potting soil at Walmart, Lowes or any garden center. Put the plants in a tub or and cover roots with soil. Lightly moisten when needed. This method temperature doesn't matter. It will be like they are in the ground but it's always advisable to plant asap to keep your plants from suffering shock.