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Bare Root Plants for Sale OR

Bare Root Plants for Sale OR

Bare Root Plants for Sale

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Many bare root trees and shrubs are ready to be planted and loved in your garden. What do you get when you purchase a tree or shrub bare root? Read on to learn more.As they're grown in the ground, bare root trees do not need repotting each year, constant irrigation and feeding. They're easier to take care of! There is also more stock of bare root trees available. Added to that, they're easier to despatch due to being lighter and taking up less space than trees in pots. For these reasons, bare root trees can be sold at a lower price than their potted counterparts, especially if you are purchasing large quantities.A container grown tree may have been transplanted from the ground into a pot, or it may have always been grown in a succession of larger and larger pots. It will never be recently transplanted from the ground to pot, though. Before it is sold to you, we make sure that it is 'well rooted' in the pot, meaning it has formed a sturdy root system in the compost. If a tree or plant is not well rootedp, it will suffer when transplanted.

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Many deciduous shrubs, trees, and hedging plants, along with some evergreens, are available as bare root plants during the dormancy period between November and March. The roots will quietly establish below ground during the winter, ready to fuel a fabulous display of flowers and foliage once the soil warms up in the spring. Benefits of bare root plants include: they are better valued for money for any given height and size of the plant compared to their containerised counterparts; they tend to establish more quickly because a larger surface area of the roots is in direct contact with the soil, and they are more environmentally friendly (not supplied in plastic pots). When we must store perennials, ferns & groundcovers, we maintain 38-42 degrees. Some nurseries use this year-round, and the plants will be delicate for long periods without planting. This keeps them dormant. Also, if your order is a small one and you have a crisper drawer in the bottom section of your refrigerator, place them in their bags in the crisper drawer. This provides an adequate temperature for these types of plants. If you do not have room for cold storage, put it in your basement, garage, or cellar and remove it from bags. Cover with potting soil and mist lightly with water every couple of days until you can plant them.

The most obvious advantage? Bare root plants cost less! They are cost saving to the merchants, who pass these savings on to you. Because their packaging is lightweight and stackable, shipping them is a breeze. Potted and B&B plants must be handled carefully, because their heavy, soil-laden roots can make messes or even cause damage. Bare root plants don't have this problem. Furthermore, the lighter packaging means less fuel is needed to transport bare root plants. That's not only cost-saving, but eco-friendly, too! To store your ferns, ground covers, and perennials before you can plant them, please place them in temperatures of 38-42 degrees which puts them in a dormant stage. An area like a basement, cellar, or garage would ideally store your ferns, ground covers, and perennials. Remember to remove from the shipping packaging, cover with potting soil, and lightly mist with water every other day. If you have a smaller order, keep the plants in the bags and put them in the crisper or bottom section drawers of your refrigerator.

 

 

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