Tree wrap

Asked October 8, 2019, 5:33 PM EDT

Should we wrap newly planted trees now for protection of this coming cold front of wait until November?

Jefferson County Colorado

1 Response

I think you could apply the tree wrap now. I would suggest using ‘crate paper’ style tree wrap. Here is a great 3min clip on tree wrapping:

And here is a link to a brief overview of sunscald:

I am also linking a page from the Colorado State Forestry Service for preparation tips:

And lastly, here is a page on fall and winter water (a technique which can promote vigor throughout the entire year):