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When to Plant Trees in Oklahoma

Red Valley Landscaping company in OKC plants trees in any landscaping design.

Red Valley Landscape & Construction are experts at planting trees in their OKC landscaping designs.

Many Oklahomans are puzzled about when to plant trees in Oklahoma. Some people say it’s fall while others suggest the best time for planting trees in Oklahoma is spring. However, it turns out that both groups of people are correct. According to the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University (OSU), the answer is both fall and spring, depending on the type of tree you’re planting.

Fall is the ideal time for planting plants grown in containers, balled and burlapped (B&B) shade trees, ornamental trees and ornamental pines. This allows the root systems in these plants more time to become established before the summer heat wave hits. On the other hand, if you’re wanting to plant bare-root or packaged plants, the best time for that is in the middle of February to the middle of April. Check out the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Oklahoma tree-planting guide for more info!

Regardless of what types of trees you choose to plant (we particularly love Crape Myrtles, Red Buds, Dogwoods, Oak, Cypress, and Pines) Red Valley Landscape & Construction has you covered for all your tree care & pruning needs. We do everything from tree fertilization, tree spraying, tree trimming & pruning to yearly maintenance, stump removal, or cabling & bracing on a variety of tree species. You can be confident we’ll provide you the best tree care in the OKC metro!

Red Valley Landscape and Construction is Oklahoma City’s (OKC) premier outdoor living design and construction firm. We specialize in full, custom outdoor kitchens, swimming pools and landscape designs, including master plans while providing 2D and 3D renderings so you can see your project come to life before the construction phase begins.

Our team services all of Greater Oklahoma City (OKC), Yukon, Piedmont, Mustang, Deer Creek, Edmond, Guthrie, Norman, Moore, Del City, Midwest City and other nearby areas. Schedule a pressure-free appointment with one of our design experts and let us help you get started with tree care today.

Call us today at (405) 509-2300 to experience outdoor living at its finest!

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