Lawn sprinkler spraying cherry tree trunk

ribs1May 27, 2012


Just wondering if this is a problem. My lawn sprinkler spray the trunk of my 3 year old cherry tree. The bark seems soft afterwards. Tree seems otherwise very healthy. Should I redirect the sprinklers? Put on some kind of tree protector?


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franktank232(z5 WI)

The water shouldn't hurt it, but i'd worry more about the amount? IS the tree going to drown? How wet is the soil? Is it just hitting a part of the root zone or the whole thing? Cherries (sweet?) need water, but not too much.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2012 at 3:54PM
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I don't think the amount is too much. I try to give me lawn and inch of water per week. If it rains, I turn off the sprinklers.
The tree is in the middle of the lawn. It is a montmorency tart cherry.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2012 at 11:10PM
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