Should You Remove Burlap From Balled Trees?

Wait to remove the burlap from balled trees until the root ball is in the hole. Cut away the burlap, nylon strings and plastic liners. You can leave wire baskets in place.

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Diane Watkins has been writing since 1984, with experience in newspaper, newsletter and web content. She writes two electronic newsletters and content around the web. Watkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Clemson University. She has taken graduate courses in biochemistry and education.