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Topsoil or 'fill dirt' for fruit tree mounds?

12 years ago

My yard is flat and I need to get some dirt for mounds (flooding can be an issue in Florida).

A local place ( sells "top soil" and "fill dirt". If fill dirt is cheaper, should I go with that? Most info I've found says not to amend the soil much for the trees I'm planting (mango, guava, peach, avocado, and maybe orange). So would topsoil be overkill? Is "fill dirt" considered normal quality, and comparable to the regular dirt in my back yard? Anyone know?

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