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 want more bang for your buck, bare-root plants are the way to go.
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.
For the best selection of hybrid tea and floribunda roses, order bare-root plants this month from Garden Valley Ranch.
November is the start of the bare-root planting season - this is when plants that are dormant can be lifted and replanted without upsetting them and it works out cheaper too, as they come without soil and pots.
A small tree might be moved bare-root (no soil) or including a rootball (with soil).
IT'S a great time to start planting bare-root fruit trees and bushes because the soil is still warm, encouraging quick rooting and helping the plants become established.
Make sure any newly planted bare-root or rootballed trees which are in containers have good drainage and are slightly raised off the ground to allow excess water to drain away.
Bare-root plants can then be moved with no check to their growth and need little if any watering.
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.
One hundred bare-root fruit and chestnut trees will be offered for sale at $5 each in a benefit for the FOOD for Lane County gardens program.