Different types of tree guards for tree protection

Tree guards are manufactured from high density polyethylene; they have the ability to form a large range of guards from 60cm to 180cm high and in various diameters. Plastic tree guards mesh offer a versatile method for protecting young trees from animals ranging from rabbits to deer. The tree guards are the best solution for keeping out animals and letting the tree grow naturally.

There are four main types of tree guards, which have their own characteristics and applications.

RTG-01 Square mesh tree guards

A piece of green square mesh tree guard is fixed on a wooden post.
Square mesh tree guards are the most widely used type.

Square mesh tree guards is the standard tree guard in the applications, the characteristic of the square mesh tree guards is the reinforced top edge. The reinforced top edge can reduce the abrasion, so that it can prevent the shoots or bark from abrasion in the wind weathers.

  • Material: recycled high density polyethylene (HDPE).
  • Mesh size: 12mm × 12mm, 13mm × 13mm.
  • Diameter: 60cm - 120cm.
  • Height: 45cm, 60cm, 75cm, 90cm, 1.2m, 1.5cm and 1.8m.
  • Roll length: 50m.
  • Weight: 366 g/m2 for 13mm mesh size and 440 g/m2 for 12mm mesh size.

RTG-02 Rectangular tree guards

A piece of rectangular tree guard is fixed on a wooden post.
Rectangular tree guards offer the higher strength.

Rectangular tree guards are heavy weight recycled plastic mesh tree guards. It can offer the higher strength for the tree guards and supply more protection for the young trees and barks. The rectangular tree guards have fixed diameter and various height.

The rectangular tree guards are ideal for the protection for shrubs from deer.

  • Material: recycled high density polyethylene.
  • Mesh size: 37mm × 23mm.
  • Diameter: 450mm.
  • Height: 60cm – 140cm.
  • Roll length: 50m.
  • Weight: 533g/m2.

RTG-03 Reinforced structure tree guards

A piece of reinforced structure tree guard is fixed on a wooden post.
Reinforced structure tree guards can supply the better stability.

The reinforced structure tree guards have a rectangular mesh size and the Vertical lien of the guards are reinforced, which can supply the better stability for the tree guards. The reinforced structure can also prevent the animals from chewing and damaging the guards.

The reinforced structure tree guards have fixed height with various diameters.

  • Material: recycled high density polyethylene (HDPE).
  • Mesh size: 45mm × 25mm.
  • Height: 1m.
  • Diameter: various.
  • Roll length: 50m.
  • Weight: 500g/m2.

RTG-04 Lay flat tree guards

Lay flat tree guard is installed on the grassland and a young plant in it.
Fine mesh of the lay flat tree guards can prevent the shoots from growing out of the guards.

The lay-flat tree guards is a plastic tube, which is flattened and can be re-formed to form a tube tree guard on site. It is formed with the fine mesh and the standard mesh.

The fine mesh can prevent shoots from growing out of the guards.

The standard mesh has the same size with the square mesh tree guards.

The lay flat tree guards are ideal for protecting conifers, willows and poplars.

  • Material: recycled high density polyethylene (HDPE).
  • Mesh size:
    • Fine mesh: 2mm × 2mm, 3mm × 3mm, 4mm × 4mm.
    • Standard mesh: 12mm × 12mm, 13mm, × 13mm.
  • Height: 0.6m, 0.75m, 1.2m, 1.5m, 1.8m, etc.
  • Diameter: 10cm, 11m, 12cm, 15cm, 17cm, 20cm, 25cm, 30cm, etc.

There are various other types, you can refer to it and contact us to get more information about them.

Twelve different type of tree guards and each one has their detailed picture.
Tree guards have various types and colors.


  • UV stabilized.
  • Rot proof.
  • Chemical resistant.
  • Acid and alkali resistant.
  • Flexible option of the length and can be cut to any size.
  • Small mesh can provide complete protection from browsing mammals.
  • Reinforced top edge helps to prevent stem abrasion and improve the strength of the fence.
  • The mesh opening allow the air-flow and provide good drainage and natural temperature variation.
  • Prevent moisture and mildew buildup.


  • The plastic tree guards can prevent rabbits, deer and other animal from biting and rubbing tree bark.
  • It can also prevent lawn movers or trimmers nearby from damaging the bark.
A black tree guards is installed around a young tree and two rabbits are lying beside of it.
Tree guards can prevent the rabbits from biting the young tree.
Several trees are protected by the black reinforced structure tree guards.
Tree guards can protect the bark from being damaged by the deer or the trimmers.

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