The 100% biodegradable spiral guard from NexGen delivers protection for young trees, nurturing healthy growth, leaving only a positive environmental legacy.
NexGen spiral guards can help you replace the use of PVC and plastic spiral guards with a viable, environmentally friendly alternative. So confident are NexGen about their range, they have a 5 year Warranty against material failure (T&C apply). An industry first, find out more about the Warranty here.
The man behind the innovation is Gary Hurlstone, whose father Graham invented the Tubex Tree Shelter in the mid 1980’s.
Gary took his father’s 35 year old design and set out to deliver a range of protection that performs at least as well, whilst being environmentally friendly and cost effective.
The spiral guards are made from a special mix of British wool, a biodegradable polyol (made from ethically sourced cashew nutshell liquid and castor oil), and an innovative biodegradable custom polymer.
At its heart is a simple concept that has taken four years of extensive research and development, working with foresters, landowners and industry experts, to deliver the next generation in tree protection.
Scientifically proven as 100% biodegradable this is a spiral guard that delivers the perfect environment for young tree plants to thrive in, without harming the environment.
- Protects from browsing animals and creates a microclimate to promote healthy growth
- Easy installation
- 100% biodegradable - no need for collection and recycling.
Plant the bare root or cell grown plant and insert the cane next to the plant. Place the spiral guard over or wrap around both the plant and the cane (i.e. the cane on the inside of the spiral). See the installation tab for more information.