An innovative version of the traditional ‘tree guard’. Incorporating an efficient one step weed protection system, designed to increase seedling survival rates and reduce establishment and maintenance costs of tree planting projects.
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Suitable for general trees and shrubs
Suitable for smaller plants (eg) Lomandra species
Gropods are designed for one or two stick installation. We recommend two sticks for exposed or windy sites and one stick for more sheltered sites.
Bamboo Sticks – (Recommended sizes)
750mm x (12 – 14 mm) – standard
750mm x (16 – 18 mm) – added strength
500mm x (12 – 14 mm) – standard
500mm x (16 – 18 mm) – added strength
The gropod was invented by Humphrey Herington founder of Eastern Forest Nursery in Northern NSW. With 30 years of growing and planting native trees under his belt, the gropod innovation developed over 7 years, as a means of saving time, money and importantly improving environmental outcomes.
Australian Patent Application No. 2023203623