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TreeGuards are plastic sleeves that allow light through their side walls, but:

  • Protects broadleaves during the critical first years from rabbits, deer and wind.
  • Allows herbicide to be sprayed around the base without the risk of contacting the young tree.


470200 TreeGuards While supplies last! 0.40 $2.81


TreeGuards are 36" long, 3 to 4" diameter, double-wall, light-brown plastic.


TreeGuards last about 5 years. FiberRod posts will last 10-plus years.

TreeGuards allow herbicide to be sprayed around the guard without risk to the tree. (It's important to understand that weeds steal light and moisture—and thereby kill or stunt more tree seedlings than deer or rabbits.)


It only takes a minute to place the TreeGuard tube around the young tree and slide a 3/8" FiberRod™ post (sold separately--see accessories tab above) through the precut holes. We do this in the spring and push the FiberRod posts into the soil (10") by hand. (If deer aren't a concern, you can save $$ by cutting the 36" TreeGuards in half and using 3' FiberRods.)

Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
Item # 321831 - In Stock
Portable inexpensive post that are used as line post on multi-strand fences and as extra support post for netting.
Item # 321841 - Back-ordered
Expected on 09/18/2014
Portable inexpensive post that are used as line post on multi-strand fences and as extra support post for netting.
Item # 985105 - In Stock
"Michael Phillips, author of The Apple Grower, demystifies the basic skills everybody should know about the inner-workings of the orchard ecosystem, as well as orchard design, soil biology, and organic health management. Detailed insights on grafting, planting, pruning, and choosing the right varieties for your climate are also included, along with a step-by-step instructional calendar to guide growers through the entire orchard year."
Average Rating: 3 out of 5
Number of Reviews: 2 customers reviewed this product.

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Date: May 31, 2010
Brent J
Would you recommend this product? Yes
These work great on newly planted trees in our orchard. They even reduce the need to stake the tree in most cases. Keeps rodents at bay.
Date: May 4, 2010
Brent M
Would you recommend this product? No
Goats tore 3 up in the first day. Might work fine for deer but don't buy for goats.