Winter Watering Tips

Landtech is here to help protect your most valuable assets on your landscape, winter watering your trees preserving your investment. If daytime temps are above freezing and the soil is not frozen, you can water your trees.

Here is how to make sure the roots and canopy get the right amount of water:

  • Water should be applied within the entire canopy of the tree.
  • Water deeply and slowly to many locations under the canopy.
  • To assure the survival of a tree, apply 10 gallons of water for each inch of the tree’s diameter, measured at knee height. per watering.
  • Apply mulch within the canopy at a depth of 3-4 inches, leaving 6 inches between the mulch and trunk.

For more about winter watering, Colorado State University Extension has more information.