Winter Protection

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by ANDERSON, Aug 31, 2003.

  1. ANDERSON

    ANDERSON LawnSite Member
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    Does mulching around a new tree base provide any winter protection. Other than appearance and trimming protection, does the mulch serve a purpose for the trees? Thanks for the help.
     
  2. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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  3. fblandscape

    fblandscape Banned
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    Depending on your intent, you can place about 6 - 12 inches of chips on top of the roots and surrounding area. This will keep root growth going throughout the winter.
     
  4. ANDERSON

    ANDERSON LawnSite Member
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    Thanks for the info, it was helpful.
     

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