balled-and-burlapped

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balled-and-burlapped

[bawld-n-bur-lapt]
adjective Horticulture.
of or pertaining to a tree, shrub, or other plant prepared for transplanting by allowing the roots to remain covered by a ball of soil around which canvas or burlap is tied.
Compare bare-root.
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Many nurseries sell this tree in containers or as balled-and-burlapped stock.
For balled-and-burlapped trees, remove root ball packaging.
Seedlings will take longer than containerized or balled-and-burlapped stock.
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