• The roots of the seedlings should be examined. They should be white when cut. If the color is brown, then the root is damaged. It is necessary to prune such places before the young cuttings.
  • A place is prepared for a hole prepared a month ago, depending on the diameter of the seedling’s root. You can place 2-3 pegs in the center of the hole.
  • Make a small mound at the bottom of the hole and place the seedlings on it.
  • Then soil is spread over the seedling, it is recommended to shake the tree trunk a little. The soil should be evenly distributed between the roots. Leave the root collar about five centimeters long from the ground. Compact the top of the seeded soil.
  • Make a small mound of compacted soil about the diameter of the seedling's trunk. This is necessary to prevent moisture from escaping.
  • Water the planted tree with 2-3 buckets of water.
  • Loosely tie the seedling to the pole. If you don't do this, the tree will bend as it grows.
  • To protect the roots from freezing, it is necessary to cover the soil up to 30 centimeters thick.
  • Wrap the apple tree seedling with any warmer cloth, this will repel rodents.
  • Two weeks after planting, you can water the roots with a nutrient medium.

Bakhrom Kholmirzaev,
Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture and Viticulture,
Samarkand State University.