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Q.How long should I leave the protective trunk shield on my 8mo weeping cherry tree?

Zone West Central Illinois | Anonymous added on July 7, 2020 | Answered

We live in west central Illinois. Tree was planted in late Sept 2018. It is now early July 2019. It is doing well & bloomed beautifully in April.

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Answered on July 9, 2020

Tree guards should always be removed in spring. While they can be useful as protection against trimmers and mowers, they also provide a safe haven for insects and disease. Here is more:


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