Spring/summer have passed and I would like to get a discussion started on removing all/ partial/ or none of the wire basket on a B and B tree. I have been getting a lot of pressure to remove baskets from trees by city foresters (people who never plant trees) because it sounds so kind to the tree. After sitting in a skidsteer with jaws and planting trees with and without baskets, I can see that trees are less disturbed by leaving baskets on. Too many fall apart when the basket is removed and we are planting a 300 dollar bare root tree. Just want to see what the rest of you think. Steve We do remove rope and top of burlap.