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mycorrhizal fungi for trees

 
gary reif
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Hi
Could I put mycorrhizal fungi in the hole with tree seeds when I plant this late fall and expect the fungi to survive until the seed start growing in spring?
Sorry if this is a stupid question
Thanks
Gary
 
John Saltveit
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Where are you going to get the mycorrhizal fungi?
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gary reif
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There are a few companies that grow it. Here is one,

http://mycorrhizae.com
 
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I planted wheat seeds and when they became plants, I dipped their roots into mycorrhizal liquid, then I planted them touching the roots of my fruit trees. Many mushrooms fruited that were the mushrooms of the mycorrhizal spores, and I had never seen them before. It worked for me that way. The spores die if they don't connect with living root tissue in 48 hrs. There are you tube videos on this. Search for growing mycorrhizal fungi.
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gary reif
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OK, thanks so I can't just put it in with nuts while planting since it needs contact with roots within 48 hrs. After the trees are growing I will need to inject into root zone.
When planting barefoot trees in the past I also dipped them before planting
Thanks
Gary
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