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Trees shall be staked
with an at-grade
rootball securing system....
10-305. Tree Planting Standards And Specifications,
Only Below Grade And Tree And Large Shrub Staking Acceptable.
9. In nonresidential districts, where newly planted trees are not able to stand up on their own, trees shall be staked with an at-grade rootball securing system. The system shall securely anchor the root ball, while allowing the trunk and crown to move naturally. The system shall not use materials and methods such as “T” posts with wires, hoses, straps. or guy wires wrapped around the tree trunk, shall not be allowed unless authorized by the Planning Director in consultation with the Urban Forester. (Ord. No. 0-2016-76; 08/24/16)
The City of Tyler, Texas
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