Tree & Plant Information
If you are shipped a tree between the months of December and March, the tree you receive may not be as pretty as you might have expected. Have no fear! Your tree may look like it isn’t healthy, but don’t worry, it’s just dormant for the winter.
Most trees sleep each winter (called their dormancy period). The amount and quality of their rest also determines how healthy and productive they are! Let’s talk about preparing for winter, the challenges you may face, and making this dormancy period the best it can be for your plants and trees.
Fall and winter months are some of the best times of the year to plant a tree. However, the answer is not a clear yes or no. It will depend on a variety of factors including your local climate, what type of tree/shrub you are planting, and how much time before severe weather is forecasted.