Tubex Combitube

TUBEX Combitube tree shelter
TUBEX Combitube tree shelter



Tubex Combitube has ventilation holes at the top half of the tree shelter tubeTUBEX COMBITUBE tree shelters are designed for more exposed sites where there is a greater contrast between growing conditions within the shelter and those without.

TUBEX COMBITUBE tree shelter provides an improved micro-climate at the base of the shelter which results in better initial establishment of the tree. TUBEX COMBITUBE has a ventilated upper section of the tree shelter which enables the plant to acclimatise to external conditions improving trunk and root development.

Higher air moisture within the TUBEX COMBITUBE treeshelter reduces water stress and enables the plant to survive better in dry or drought conditions.

Ventilation is provided by a number of 4mm perforations in a set of 100mm deep tubex Combitube tree sheltersbands at the top of the TUBEX COMBITUBE tree shelter. 45cm of solid shelter at the base provides herbicide protection.

TUBEX COMBITUBE tree shelters also provide reliable protection from animal browsing (rabbits, haren, muntjac and deer)

Hints and tips

  • Although provided in shorter heights the TUBEX COMBITUBE is also targeted at the taller shelter market.
  • Use a quality stake, inserted into the ground to 1/3 of its height, ensuring the stake is below the flared rim at the top of the shelter.
  • Using the tree shelters natural strength, push lightly into the ground to remove gaps at the base
  • Initiate the laserline if plant fills the shelter before normal degration period.