Do I leave the hessian sack on root ball plants when I plant them?

Yes, the hessian sack is bio-degradable and will disintegrate over time so there is no need to worry about damage to the environment. It is important to leave the hessian sack on the roots as it holds them together and provides protection before they reach their final planting site. You can, if you wish, loosen the knot around the base of the trunk once the plant is in the ground, however this isn’t necessary.

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