bare-root

bare-root

Plants that are dug up while dormant and have the soil removed before despatch or shipment.
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If you're after a new tree or shrub to liven up your garden, buy bare-root, not potted.
Make the hole square to encourage the roots to extend outward When you buy bare-root trees, they are dug up, their roots are wrapped, and they are delivered to your garden ready to go straight back into the ground.
In December, plant bare-root artichokes, arugula seedlings, fava beans, kale, and leaf lettuce, plus garlic and onion sets.
Q I HAVE just ordered some bare-root hybrid tea bush roses.
There are 2 lots to tender for within the contract: Lot 1 Contract growing, chemical treatment (if required) and supply of 1 million bare-root improved QSS conifer transplants.
Hedge your bets - If you want to create a hedge, take advantage of bare-root offers at the end of the planting season, which runs from winter to early spring.
A small tree might be moved bare-root (no soil) or including a rootball (with soil).
Finish planting bare-root trees and shrubs, new fruit trees and bushes.
The first step is to decide where new bare-root plants fit into your landscape.
If the tree is bare-root, make sure the hole is large enough for the roots to be spread out flat without coiling.
Because they're usually sold when dormant, bare-root plants look dead at first glance.