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HELP, getting cold, need to protect trees

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by head_start, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. head_start

    head_start LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    We have trees, and its cold, these trees are not planted. will the cold hurt the roots? i would like to know quickly, and if it will hurt the roots, what should i do about it?
  2. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,746

    Deciduous or Evergreen?

  3. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    It never hurts to mulch them in this time of year - I assume these are trees that will be planted before the end of the season?
  4. clcare2

    clcare2 LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 224

    Mulch them and they should be okay. It's not so much the freeze that bothers them as the quick freeze and quick thaw. Mulch will help slow that down.

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