Should You Leave the Burlap?

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Should I cut away burlap from my shrub before planting?

Should You Leave the Burlap?

After positioning a balled and burlapped tree into the planting hole, cut away as much of the burlap as possible. It is perfectly fine to leave the portion of the burlap the tree is sitting on in the hole. If the ball has a wire basket or wire mesh around it, remove it.



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