30/04/2020 Last Modified: 07/05/2020
Newly-planted trees need to be watered regularly over the summer months if they are going to become established and thrive.
Requirements vary depending on a number of factors such as species and location, but a general rule is that they should receive at least 50 litres of water per week in May, June, July and August:
More information about tree watering can be found in the London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) publication Sustainable water management, available for free download at www.ltoa.org.uk
General information about trees and tree care can be found at the Arboricultural Association website www.trees.org.uk