Burlap Root Ball

tom_p_pa(08840)June 17, 2010

I purchased a cherry laurel plant that had the root in a "ball" covered with burlap. Silly me cut the strings and pulled off the burlap. Little do I know the ball split completely in half (clean break). It was so clean I saw no roots sticking out where it split in half. I just planted the shrub assuming half the roots are there or no roots were on the side that busted off???

Is there any hope for survival, should I return, or buy a new one?

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

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Here is a link that might be useful: Myth of Collapsing Root Balls

    Bookmark   June 19, 2010 at 2:34AM
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