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Protect Trees Using Burlap Rolls During Cold Winter Weather

Protect Trees Using Burlap Rolls During Cold Winter Weather

Cold temperatures, combined with falling snow and the accumulation of ice, can damage trees during the winter. Younger trees experience damaged roots caused by cooler temperatures during the evening hours and warmer temperatures during the day.

Trees featuring smoother barks are particularly prone to becoming split during the winter. Trees sporting thinner barks can also get scalded when the weather is cold. Scalding results in the deterioration of the tree's bark, which then takes on a darker hue. People who want to add extra protection to their trees during cold climates are advised to use burlap because of its ability to ward off potential side effects. 

People can buy burlap rolls in bulk at NYP Corp and use the material to protect younger trees. Simply wrap the burlap around the tree's trunk. Start at the bottom of the trunk and continue to wrap the tree up to its branches. Burlap works well because it is derived from coarse fibers, including jute, flax and hemp. 

Guidelines indicate that people should use about 10 feet of the material to wrap a tree with a 2-inch diameter. Begin the process during the fall. Wrap the tree gently leaving an overlap of approximately half an inch. Next, reinforce the burlap material by tying it down with a piece of sturdy rope. 

Wrapping a tree correctly protects the tree's bark from getting scalded by the sun's rays. Correct wrapping also prevents a young tree from splitting down the middle. It is important to use a wrap as a way of protecting the bark from fluctuating temperatures. In addition, a wrapped tree is less likely to have woodpeckers boring holes into its tender trunk. 

Another way to protect young trees during the winter is to add mulch around their bases. Mulch keeps the soil warm. Any method offering warmth is welcome by young, shivering trees. Warm trees have better chances of survival, even when exposed to the harshest winter weather. 

Young trees are fragile and require help from their owners. In addition to problems caused by snow and ice, younger deciduous trees, including evergreens, frequently experience damage caused by strong winds. Burlap cut from a roll is used as a screen offering additional protection. People can also use stakes to protect trees from high winter winds. 

Do not ignore good advice about protecting trees during the winter. Although it takes a bit of effort, the fact that younger trees are protected makes it all worthwhile. When deciduous trees experience issues caused by wind and cold winter temperatures, they can easily succumb to illnesses and insect infestations. 

Sometimes, unprotected trees die during the winter because they are unable to withstand the cold weather. Burlap offers an affordable, practical and historically proven way to protect young evergreen and deciduous trees. Wrapping the trees ensures that they do not become sick. Plus, the trees enhance the appearance of a person's front yard or backyard. 

We are proud of the fact that our company has provided burlap to farmers, various industries and government agencies. Our burlap rolls and other packaging materials, including textile bags, are necessary assets for people who want to protect their young trees for future generations.

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