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Growing plants in poly bags



Growing plants in poly bags



American Nurseryman 149(12): 10, 97-98



The advantages are discussed of raising plants in black polyethylene bags rather than in rigid plastic containers. In a comparative trial with several ornamental plants, including Lagerstroemia indica, Elaeagnus angustifolia and Cercis canadensis, those grown in polyethylene bags were 5-15% larger than those in rigid containers of the same size, associated with a more fibrous root system.

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