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The GREENHOE System for PLANT DIGGING & ROOT PRUNING

IDEAL TOOLS for digging and/or root-pruning —

* NURSERY STOCK

* TREES

* SEEDLINGS

* BULBS, TUBERS

* FARM VEGETABLES, POTATOES, ETC.

The most valuable and important tools in the nursery or on the farm!

ROOT PRUNE

It's Important

Root Pruning creates a compact, fibrous root ball

  It also provides the tree or plant with extra survival-power when transplanted

BUILD CUSTOMER CONFIDENCE,GOOD WILL AND INCREASE SALES

CHOOSE FROM TWO MODELS
both save you time, labor, and money!

1. Rear-mounted 3-point hitch tractor model

This model is less expensive, is ideal for digging and root pruning where plant height permits driving tractor down the row. This model offers these advantages:

  • Interchangeable high carbon steel, long life blades in 5 sizes (see next page)
  • Depth control wheel to regulate depth of cut. Cuts at any depth from 4" to 18" deep.
  • Undercuts in a perfect U, eliminating tap root problems.
  • Hydraulically controlled.
  • Lift tines for digging bare root stock. May be removed for root pruning or root ball digging.
  • Blade may be easily reversed to dig taller trees by backing under, then lifting it out of ground hydraulically. (see next page)
  • Does abetter job than hand digging, and 100 times faster .
  • Improved tilting design makes it easy to unload even large heavy trees (see other side).

Digger with 20" root pruner working 18" deep in firm ground.

Blade shown from front. with 3 lift tines for digging bare root stock, tubers, potatoes, etc. (tines are removable for root pruning.)


2. Underneath-mounted, hydraulically-controlled tractor model

for FARMALL-Super-A-100-140-AV and various other hi-clearance tractors

This model has separate hydraulic controls conveniently mounted at steering column. Action of digging or root pruning is more easily observed and controlled with the blade in this position.This model has these special features:

This digger can go down nursery row and undercut as many as you can handle all at one pass. Then it's easy to ball and burlap for best results, at big time savings.

  • All hydraulic control; easily attached to tractor, easy to operate.
  • Uses tractor's built-in hydraulic power. 5 sizes of interchangeable blades (see next page) , long life high carbon steel; frame of high strength steel.
  • Blade is right in front of you so you can see to guide and control it better.
  • Blades are adjustable to travel parallel to ground or angled at any desired depth, from 4" to 16", hydraulically controlled.
  • Undercuts a perfect U, solving tap root problems.
  • Does abetter job than hand digging, 100 times faster.
  • Easily attached lift tines available for digging bare root stock, tubers, vegetables, potatoes, etc. (see above)

Digger and blade mounted under tractor. Note hydraulic cylinders (1) and control valve (2).

Close-up of blade undercutting to a depth of 16". Plan.t can be lifted out of ground hydraulically and slid off blade onto burlap. for easier balling.



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