B&B Harvest is Seasonal No. of B&B Plants Harvested J F M A M J J A S O N D
Methods of Harvest By hand By machine Mechanical spade Mechanical spade Trencher Trencher
Harvesting Steps #1 Tag and grade the plant. #2 Tie up the branches. #3 Dig the plant with the appropriate ball diameter and ball depth. #4 Wrap the ball with burlap. #5 Pin burlap to remove slack. #6 Tie ball with twine. #7 Transport to the holding yard and water.
Harvesting by Hand Tagging a plant which has been previously graded.
Mechanical Spade Tightening the wire on the basket.
Wire Baskets Considerations for using… Will the soil type hold a ball? Will the soil type hold a ball? How far are the plants going to be shipped? How far are the plants going to be shipped? Should the basket be removed or left on? Should the basket be removed or left on?