Planting bare-root or bare-root trees can be one of the best bargains in
gardening. While it may seem strange to plant a tree with roots not contained in
soil, it’s actually an excellent practice that boasts immense success.
Many bare-root trees, in particular grafted fruit trees, have already been growing
for two or more years before they’re sold.
You’re getting a good-sized tree that’s ready to take off once it gets tucked into
Cost can be half the price of buying a tree in a container.