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Tubex 2' Tree Shelters are designed with an exclusive twin-walled construction to provide maximum protection from animal browse damage, wind, chemical spray, and equipment for 5–7 years. In addition, the greenhouse environment created by each shelter promotes seedling growth.
Tubex Tree Shelters come with durable white oak stakes and work great in the field or the yard. Each pack of 5 includes shelters ranging from 2.5" to 4" in diameter. The 2' shelters are recommended to protect against smaller animals such as rabbits. Tubex 4' Tree Shelters are also available to protect against larger animals like deer.
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Natural root (also called bare root) trees are shipped without soil around their roots. They are shipped when dormant in the spring and fall seasons. We dip the roots in a hydrating gel to keep them moist during shipping.
There are a number of advantages to natural root trees:
The Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University has an interesting article about the benefits of planting natural root trees. Look for the PDF entitled Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method
Potted (also called containerized) trees come in 4" containers.
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