Tree Hugger Biodegradable Vole Guards

SKU: 225054

Height: 200mm
Sale price£0.55 ex. VAT
£0.66 inc. VAT
(minimum of 1)


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Tree Hugger™ guards are a sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to plastic tree shelters or guards. Manufactured in the UK from organic cotton encapsulated in renewable pine tree rosin, the Tree Hugger™ Biodegradable Shelters have a minimum 5-year lifespan giving the tree valuable protection during its critical establishment period.

Common damage by wild mammals - Voles

Voles are typically found in rough grass swards that provide cover from predators. Levels of damage vary, but mostly occur in cyclical years of population abundance driven by plentiful food. They can attack trees at any time but particularly late winter to spring, typically gnawing bark at the base of the stem. Trees may recover from minor damage but will die if ring-barked.

Because these vole guards are made entirely from natural, organic materials they will completely biodegrade at the end of their useful lifespan meaning that the removal of single use plastic shelters is no longer required, saving time and money.

The woven material structure provides strong protection against damage from grazing animals, such as voles and mice. The woven strength allows the guards to be pushed into the soil slightly and act as an effective barrier.

  • 100% biodegradable
  • 100% sustainable
  • Made in the UK
Tree Hugger (BMP Europe LTD), proud to being highly commended in the Innovation of the Year category for this year's Made in Britain Impact Awards.

Product Summary Table

Heights and Packaging
200mm 12,000 per pallet (24 boxes)
300mm 6,480 per pallet (24 boxes)
Nests 3
Diameters 45-50mm

Usage Guidelines

When to use

Install Tree Hugger™ Biodegradable Tree Guards as soon as young trees or whips are planted to provide protection for successful establishment and reduce damage from grazing and browsing animals.

Further Information on Tree Hugger™ Biodegradable Tree Guards

Materials and construction

Produced with:

  • Loomstate cotton to reduce water inputs and eliminate use of harmful chemicals, manufactured in accordance with the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).
  • Pine Rosin is imported for processing in the UK from Scandinavian FSC sustainable forests.

Tree Hugger™ Biodegradable Tree Guards have a commitment towards being carbon neutral.

For further information please contact a member of our technical sales team on +44 (0)1952 641949 or Alternatively you can get more information from the  BMP Website for Tree Hugger Sustainable Tree Protection.

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