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Watering Schedule Guidelines

Trees should be watered for the first two - three years after installation. Watering with drip irrigation is recommended

as one is able to control the quantity of water administrated, accurately. Please note, these are guidelines only-

it is important to take into consideration the tree species, soil conditions, weather conditions and season and adjust

watering accordingly.

Bag Size

Quantity of water

100L

10 – 15L

250L

12.5-20L

500L

25-40L

1000L

50 – 80L

1500L

70L – 100L

2000L

100L – 160L

3000L

150 – 240L

 

Evergreen / Deciduous

Drainage

Time of Year

Watering

 

 

 

 

 

Evergreen

 

 

   Poor- normal

Sept- Oct

1-2 x per week

Nov - March

2-3 x per week

April - May

1-2 x per week

June - Aug

1-2 x per week if no rain *

 

 

Good drainage

Sept - Oct

2-3 x per week

Nov- March

3-4 x per week

April - May

2-3 x per week

June - Aug

1-2 x per week if no rain *

 

 

 

 

 

Deciduous

 

 

 

 

 

Poor - normal

Sept - Oct

1-2 x per week

Nov - March

2-3 x per week

April - May

1-2 x per week

June - Aug

1-2 x per month if no rain *

 

 

Good drainage

Sept - Oct

2-3 x per week

Nov - March

3-4 x per week

April - May

2-3 x per week

June - Aug

1-2 x per month if no rain *

 

* Rain should penetrate the soil to about 20 cm to be considered effective.