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Mulching/spreading compost around big trees

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I have big coconut trees and mango trees. When I mulch/spread compost for these trees, where is the ideal point to do this? Some people say, the feeder roots are just after the drip line, so that is the point to apply mulch or any compost. Would like to get some insights and also if there are any materials to read about this topic.

My farm is in Kerala,India, tropical climate.


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Coconut and mango trees to mulch That sounds delicious!

It's best to keep mulch off the truck of trees. Like you said apply mulch to the drip line of the tree. We mulch our trees about 4-6" from the trunk, then spread the mulch thickly outward.

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Thanks Sena for the reply.


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Of course. :)
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