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I have ordered some patio  bare root dwarf fruit trees, Apple , pear  and plum which I intend to grow in 30 litre pots. what is the best compost mix to put them in


  • Hi Susan,  A John Innes #3 formula is best.  Perhaps mix-in about 20% by volume of well-rotted farm yard manure (bagged stuff from a gerden centre is ideal for this) but don't add fresh manure.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • Thank you

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