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5. Field Planting Considerations

Microsites are spots on your planting area where conditions favor seedling survival and growth. Good microsites include the north and east sides of downed logs, stumps, or large rocks. Slight soil depressions or where logging debris provides some shade are also good planting spots. Avoid planting in ruts left by logging equipment, as well as skid trails and landings.

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Author(s): R. Kasten Dumroese, Thomas D. Landis, David L. Wenny

Publication: Raising Seedlings at Home

Section: Chapter 4