Irrigation Schedule for Young Trees (1-3 years)

Month Soil Moisture Depletion (%) Hours To Operate Days Between Irrigations Rainfall Delay
If it rains prior to next irrigation then delay the number of days listed below. Delay is based on rainfall amount equal to the midpoint of each interval (e.g., 0.00-0.24″ = 0.12″; 0.25-0.49″ = 0.37″).
.25 - .50″ .50 - .75″ .75 - 1.0″
January 50 4 7-8 1 2 3
February 25 2-3 3-4 1 2 3
March 25 3 3 1 2 3
April 25 2-3 2-3 0 0 0
May 25 2-3 2 0 0 0
June 25 2-3 2 0 0 0
July 25 2-3 2 0 0 0
August 25 2-3 2 0 0 0
September 25 2-3 2-3 1 2 3
October 25 2-3 3 1 2 3
November 50 3-4 5-6 1 2 3
December 50 4 7-8 1 2 3

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