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Should I Remove Burlap or Wire Baskets When Transplanting a Tree?

You got your new tree safely home for planting, thanks to the burlap and wire protecting the roots. But now what do you do with it? This is probably one of the most debated topics among tree researchers. Some say it is okay to leave both intact, while others claim you need to remove them to keep your tree healthy.   What Is the Purpose of Burlap & Wire Baskets? Burlap and wire baskets are used for the safe transportation of field-grown shrubs and trees. Young trees are dug out with a portion of the root system and wrapped to…

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