A method of shipping an orchid with its roots unpotted and bare of potting medium.
Usually referring to decidious shrubs and trees, and some other perennials, with all the soil removed from their roots that are sold at nurseries.
Bare root plants are those shipped to the consumer without having been planted in soil, rendering them effectively dormant. Plants may be transported bare rooted for health or quarantine reasons.
Indicates a plant whose roots are not encased in soil. Immature trees and roses are frequently sold this way.
Bare-root plants are offered for sale with the soil removed from around the roots. These dormant plants are dug from growing fields, trimmed and freed of soil, and then protected against drying out until planting.
deciduous shrubs, trees and some perennials sold for planting with the soil removed from their roots
pruned dormant plant stock shipped without soil.