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Your Tree-Care Professional Knows a Healthy Tree Needs Healthy Soil

Healthy Trees Need Healthy SoilHealthy Trees Need Healthy Soil. The root system of a tree performs many vital functions. Roots store food needed to produce spring foliage. Roots absorb and transport water and minerals from the soil to the tree. Roots also anchor the tree to the ground. It is important that your tree-care professional condition the SOIL and living rhizosphere. This promotes longevity and health of the trees and shrubs in any landscape setting.

Root systems actually consist of larger perennial roots and smaller, short-lived, feeder roots. The small feeder roots constitute a major part of the root system’s surface area. Feeder roots grow out from large woody roots and usually grow up toward the soil surface.
The major function of feeder roots is the absorption of water and minerals. Feeder roots are usually located throughout the entire area under the canopy of a tree. Under healthy soil conditions as much as 50 percent of the root system grows beyond the drip line. The roots may even extend as far as the height of the tree. Amazing stuff!

Biofeed® Has the Products to Condition the Soil!

Healthy Trees Need Healthy SoilAs in any feeding or fertilizing program, ignoring the needs of soil organisms such as earthworms or microbes results in poor biological soil health. This inevitably has a negative affect on the health of the trees and plants living in such soil. A growing number of tree and landscape professionals today realize the need for natural soil care and its long term benefits.
One common method of feeding established trees and plants is “Deep-Root Injection or Feeding”. This is usually done using a pressurized deep-root probe or injection device that places a solution of select nutrients and sometimes liquefied organic additives into the root zone where hungry roots can take them into the entire plant system.

Soil research combined with old-school fundamentals indicates that the emphasis should be placed more on feeding and conditioning the soil and increasing the oxygen levels below ground, thereby enhancing the growing conditions for the proliferation of beneficial AEROBIC soil organisms. In addition, it is important to supply nutrients in an organic or organically buffered solution to protect aerobic soil life from potential toxicity.

Introducing Arbor-Plus® | Tree and Shrub, Root Feed and Foliar Blend

ARBOR-PLUS® provides a balanced blend of primary and micronutrients. These promote quicker healing, deep root growth, plus stronger vertical and horizontal growth of trees and shrubs.

In the soil, ARBOR-PLUS® naturally oxygenates the root zone to reduce disease-causing anaerobic bacteria that can destroy roots. Its trace nutrients are organically complexed for rapid uptake by hungry roots to develop deep green leaf color, while it supplies essential nutrients commonly lost due to leaching.

ARBOR-PLUS® is a concentrated liquid that should be diluted in water for quick and easy application as a root feed solution, soil drench, or foliar spray application.

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