Exposing the bare root fruit trees to these conditions will likely kill the plant of shock. Once planted properly, the bare root fruit trees will take in more nutrients than normal, as the trees have been withheld from them for an extended period of time.
Bare root fruit trees will grow better in the soil. They are not fully adjusted to any one type of soil, and will therefore become accustomed to the final planting location much faster than trees that are planted with dirt already around the roots.
The roots of bare root fruit trees have immediate direct contact with the soil, and can therefore adjust more fluently.
Bare root fruit trees should be planted during the dormant period, before the first buds appear.
Bare root fruit trees should also be protected from drying out for more than five minutes.
If the roots seem dry, the bare root fruit trees should be soaked in water for twelve to twenty-four hours before planting.