Care for Bare Root Trees Over Winter

racepony added on November 2, 2017 | Answered

I ordered trees from an online nursery with several bare root dormant trees, how can I care for these plants during the winter months to plant in the spring. Winter is approaching!

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Answered on November 2, 2017

I would plant them in a temporary container for the year, and keep them in a garage or somewhere where they will not be affected by cold. If this is not possible, then at least plant them in container and wrap with burlap.

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