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Leonard Rigid Plastic Mesh Tree Guards, 4-In. Diameter, 48-In. Length

# BG48
In Stock
149 @ $ 29.59
> 50 @ $ 23.99
Weight: 3.750000 lbs
An attractive solution to animal and lawn care equipment damage!Deer, squirrels, rabbits and woodchucks cannot bite or rub tree bark through this rigid plastic mesh. Trunks are shielded by open mesh, which prevents moisture and mildew build-up. Also, the protectors won't harbor insects and animals, and won't inhibit growth. These tubes are more attractive than other solutions and designed to blend in. Flexible and easy to install, in three lengths, 4" diameter.SOLD ONLY IN BUNDLES OF 5.

Need a larger diameter tree guard? Check out our selection of 6-inch diameter guards HERE!

Specs

  • Flexible and easy to install
  • 48" long x 4" wide
  • Mesh size is 3/4" x 3/4"
  • Each strand about 1/8" x 1/8" x 1/8"
  • UV treated
  • Life expectancy of up to five years

Product Features

NOTE: Due to nested packaging, outer guards will need to be compressed back to shape during installation. Tying them together with a twist-tie will do the trick.

Product Benefits

Made of recyclable HDPE.

Warranty

Product is supported by A.M. Leonard 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

Review Summary (Based on 16 Reviews)

Customer Reviews for Leonard Rigid Plastic Mesh Tree Guards, 4-In. Diameter, 48-In. Length

5 Stars

Maybe this will work!

No Peeking from NY wrote (July 04, 2017):

The product is easy to wrap around the tree trunks. I used 1 on a narrower tree and doubled up on a wider trunk. Seems like it will work to protect the bark from deer antlers.

5 Stars

worked for newly grafted apple trees

joel marquette from MN wrote (May 24, 2017):

I cut these into 3 pieces and used for my newly grafted apple trees along with bambo posts. they worked great.

5 Stars

improvement over tree wrap

planter from IL wrote (April 04, 2017):

Doesn't hold moisture against the bark. Use a few small zip ties to hold the opening shut so the deer can't rub it loose.

5 Stars

Tree Bark Protectors

Jeff from MI wrote (November 11, 2016):

Bought to protect young newly planted maple trees from being damaged by young male deer. Easy to install and are working well to fend off deer rubbing on the small tree trunks. Just what we needed for this purpose.

5 Stars

from IA wrote (November 06, 2016):

It is a good piece of equipment in the fight with mother nature

5 Stars

Great protection against critters and mowers including deer

Mike from NJ wrote (August 22, 2016):

I really like these because they are rigid so they can withstand most assaults, although male deer will push against them or lift them up so for small trees with no lower branches rigid enough to block pushing by male deer, I anchor the bark protector with one or two metal deer fence stakes. The other reason I like these is that the mesh is very large so insects like earwigs don't live inside them and you can monitor the tree trunk health without moving the bark protector.

5 Stars

Best treecovers ever

treefarmer from NY wrote (July 20, 2016):

Stops deer damage and is much better than metal cages.

5 Stars

Stop Deer

Will from PA wrote (July 16, 2016):

Mesh tree bark protectors arrived in good shape, ahead of expected delivery date. Put them on my trees immediately and have been very pleased. Deer have not touched the trees! I anchored the mesh protectors to the ground with two cement blocks, wire around the blocks and zip ties. Worked great. Deer cannot lift the mesh protectors. Mesh protectors look good too. I highly recommend this product.

5 Stars

Tree protector

Cal Ammons; Kansas Forestry Service Tree Farmer of the Year, 20 from KS wrote (July 09, 2016):

I really like this protector. I use it in combination with a t-post and a zip-tie. By tying only one side of the vertical slit to the t-post, I can open it, rotate it away from the tree and do pruning or other tree maintenance. When finished, I can rotate back around the tree again for continued protection from deer and rabbits. My fruit, nuts, and oak trees do great not being gnawed, browsed and rubbed.

5 Stars

Love these

Kp from PA wrote (July 05, 2016):

Love how these hold form without use of zip ties.

5 Stars

Trunk protector

Retired, maintain 4 acres around my home in Texas. from TX wrote (June 13, 2016):

I have lost several young trees to deer using the trunk to sharpen their antlers and to rub off the summer fuzz. By doing this they girdle the tree, killing it. With the rigid mesh tree bark protectors I no longer have that problem. Am presently using 8 of them and all is well.

5 Stars

Tree Bark Savers!!

Insurance Agent Farmer from NY wrote (June 13, 2016):

They work great!! No more damage by rubbing deer.

5 Stars

Great deer thwarting device

from WA wrote (June 13, 2016):

I have ten backyard fruit trees, no fence, and lots of deer. I planted the trees bare root two years ago (apples, plums, cherries, peach, apricot). I used the 2' version of these at the start to keep rodents away from the trunks, and made small, round cages out of t-stakes and wire fencing to keep the deer away. The cages were only meant to be temp b/c our neighborhood has rules about landscaping, and the cages were pushing it. This year 8 of the trees were robust enough to take the cages down, prune off the lower branches, and use the 4' protectors. (Usually I would prefer to keep the lower branches on the trees longer, but for the deer/neighborhood rules). The trunk protectors have worked beautifully. The browse height of our deer is around 5', so these protect most of the trunk. On a few of the trees I shifted the old 2' protectors to overlap at the top to get the 5' of protection. Although quite rigid, the protectors are easy enough to take on/off to snip growth from the trunks, etc. And they blend in enough that they look fine in our landscaped neighborhood. I love my orchard! Note: the trunk needs to be pretty straight for the 4' length to work (they are very rigid). If you have a curved trunk, you might consider a couple of the 2' length to allow some articulation.

5 Stars

protects from deer very well

JMG from MD wrote (November 13, 2012):

I use the four foot size to protect my trees from male deer in the spring when they like to sharpen their horns on young, flexible tree trunks. It saves the trees from being wounded. Excellent product. I use cheap plastic ties. For fatter trunks you can flatten and tie two of these together. You can also stack a two foot and a four foot, to get six feet of protection. Once the tree no longer flexes, the deer seem to leave the biggest trunks alone.

4 Stars

Fast shipping!

from wrote (October 26, 2012):

please note that you only receive ONE...not 5 as suggested. 5 star product but needed "ties" to come with it to make it a "5 star". great customer service!
A.M. Leonard: Please note, the product is now sold and priced in bundles of 5.

3 Stars

Need ties

from MI wrote (May 12, 2012):

Like these- but they need to come with some sort of ties to keep them from falling off tree. Disappointed that they do not come with ties- especially for the price!

Read All 16 Reviews...

An attractive solution to animal and lawn care equipment damage!Deer, squirrels, rabbits and woodchucks cannot bite or rub tree bark through this rigid plastic mesh. Trunks are shielded by open mesh, which prevents moisture and mildew build-up. Also, the protectors won't harbor insects and animals, and won't inhibit growth. These tubes are more attractive than other solutions and designed to blend in. Flexible and easy to install, in three lengths, 4" diameter.SOLD ONLY IN BUNDLES OF 5.

Need a larger diameter tree guard? Check out our selection of 6-inch diameter guards HERE!