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Q.protective material around fruits tree’s trunk

Zone Lincoln, Nebraska zone 5 | Vhorne added on March 29, 2017 | Answered

I planted fruit trees last fall and placed plastic protection around the trunk of the tree. How long does this protection need to stay on?

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Answered on March 30, 2017

You should remove the covering just after the last frost date in your area. You can look up your last frost date at your local extension service's website or on many other websites.

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