New Shrub Watering Guide
In the process of planting nine new shrubs and have question re: amount of watering needed; how often to water.
1. Colo Blue Spruce Globe (ball & burlap ... approx 12" ball)
2. Dwarf Mugo Pine (2.5 gal container)
3. Boomerang Lilac (2.5 gal container)
All planted with plenty of soil amendments and well mulched.
Broomfield County Colorado
http://www.cmg.colostate.edu/gardennotes/635.html is a garden note on care for newly planted trees and shrubs that provides some guidelines on how much and how often to water new plantings.