Each 10″ x 5/8″ Root Starter Stick aeration tube allows water to penetrate deep into the root-zone putting water directly where its needed preventing runoff. Great for tomatoes, roses, potted plants, bushes, and all small plants.
Recommended installation procedure:
Use an auger attached to any common electric or battery operated drill to drill hole in ground.
Recommended Number of Root Starter Sticks Per Plant
Roses: Two Root Starter Sticks be used per plant, installed on either side of the plant.
Perennials: Two to four Root Starter Sticks be used on each plant installed 2” to 4” from the plant ball.
Potted plants: Two to four Root Starter Sticks be used for each gallon pot. Space between plants.
Vegetables: Two to four Root Starter Sticks be used for each vegetable plant, spaced evenly around plant.
Supplemental root aeration for trees:
Root Starter Sticks should be placed in zigzag pattern around tree between trunk and drip line. Place one Root Starter Stick at one-foot intervals. Can be used in conjunction with deep root feeding, placing Root Stick in void created by deep root feeder to provide aeration and increase overall effectiveness of fertilization.