We just bought a 15-foot tall Hawthorne tree in Westchester County
(that's north of NYC) from a reputable nursery. But it's not doing
It's been planted 2 weeks and while there are small buds on many
branches, they seem brown and withered. It is not dead but seems to be
We asked the nursery and they said it was a very cold winter so don't
expect much and you have to give it a month for the weather to warm
Maybe that's true but is there something we should be doing? How would
I know if they didn't plant it well? It has been kept watered (not
soaked, it gets water every day). And it is in a sunny spot.
Does a newly planted tree often do poorly when it's moved?