How to plant Caragana today
How to plant Caragana
Caragana korshinskii Kom.
Caragana Korshinskii Kom is a local species mostly found in western and northern areas in China, such as Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Gansu etc. It is a kind of plants which can fix sand efficiently and green Barren hills, and its roots grow with nodules which have fertilizer effect. Its twigs, leaves also contain nitrogen, and it is a good raw material for retting green manure.
Use container seedlings ( 1+ year old) , which have growing in the container for at least six month and have well developed root system.
Irrigation before planting
Before the seedlings are removed from nursery, they shall be irrigated thoroughly, so the soil within the container is moist and won't easily fall apart.
Plant in spring and rain season
Planting before the spring growth period or after the rain season growth period can ensure better survival rate.
Spacing for tree planting
Make sure the tree rows are straignt and leaving enough space in between.
DO NOT use shovels as pry bars. It will break the shovels and hurt yourself.
While transport the seedlings, try to keep the soils from scatting into fragments.
If not to be planted soon, seedlings shall be false planted to avoid roots exposed to air.