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best time to plant a Nellie Stevens Holly tree?

Hi! I read that its good to plant these trees in early spring or early fall. I feel I missed the "early" spring window, and it's getting a bit hot now too (70's-low 80's lately in VA) but is it still ok to plant these now or should I wait until Sept or Oct? I don't want it to dry out now (I could/would provide a lot of water) but also read these trees can "dry out" in the winter months, so I'm really not sure what to do.

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If you water it enough, you can still plant.

Enough in Virginia might be every day till fall.

I'm just sayin'.

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