Planting A Tree a step-by-step guide Types of Trees
Balled and Burlapped
Container- Grown
Bare Root
Trees purchased from wholesale and retail nurseries and garden supply stores generally come in one of three forms:

Balled and Burlapped
The roots of the tree and the ball of soil containing the roots are bound in burlap.

The plant is sold in the container in which it was grown.

The plant is sold with the roots exposed. Not very common with trees.

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