5' Tree Shelters (Grow Tube System)
Tree shelter "Grow Tube" System Includes:
- 58-in. tall Grow Tube
- 74-in. "Trunk Builder" fiber-reinforced fiberglass stake (optional)
- Soft Wire Ties (3 per grow tube)
- Bird Exclusion Mesh Tops (1 per grow tube)
- Stake Driver (optional, can be borrowed from our Hand Tool lending program) - Additional Stake Drivers can be purchased separately.
Used to protect seedlings from mice, rabbits, and deer. Reduces weed competition and makes chemical weed control faster and safer. Research shows increased growth and survival rates even under poor conditions. They act like mini greenhouses, allowing sun and air to pass through.
Recommended for hardwood seedlings, not conifers. Shelters have an outside diameter is 3.9 inches. They come with reusable lock-ties & can be supported with any type of stakes.
Installation Instructions (PDF)
More information from supplier: Plantra.