Updated December 02, 2020 by Luke Perrotta

The 10 Best Watering Bags For Trees

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This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Much like an infant, a young tree requires frequent attention and meticulous care if it’s going to mature healthily and successfully. Whereas a baby needs to be fed on a strict schedule, a sapling must be watered in a similar fashion — which is why you should consider getting one of these watering bags. They allow you to hydrate your tree for several hours continuously with minimal work involved. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. Treegator Original

2. Greenscapes Bag

3. Tree Soaker 20-Gallon

Editor's Notes

November 23, 2020:

We had to remove the Finnhomy System, Gardzen Slow Release, Cove Four TRCR4, and Utter Bag Drip in this update, all due to availability concerns.

We added two donut-shaped options like the Finnhomy System: the Smart Spring 30-Day, which has a built-in weed barrier for a top layer, and the Garden Armor 15-Gallon, with two distribution valves you can adjust in order to control drainage time. We also included two traditionally-shaped items: the Tree Soaker 20-Gallon and the USHighlight Slow Release, both of which are built of especially strong tear-resistant fabric.

If you enjoy the convenience of tree watering bags and are looking to extend it to your other plants, consider purchasing one of these self-watering planters, which make it even easier to keep indoor plants.

January 22, 2019:

While most of these models are designed for use in caring for young saplings, the Tree Diaper Smart actually specializes in older trees, giving users a wider variety of options. Did some research on the Highlight Root, but reports of durability concerns caused me to shy away. Also looked into the Jumbl System, but it appeared to be made with weak materials and dispense water too quickly.

4. Treegator Junior Pro

5. Remiawy Irrigation

6. USHighlight Slow Release

7. DeWitt Dew Right

8. Tree Diaper Smart

9. Smart Spring 30-Day

10. Garden Armor 15-Gallon


Luke Perrotta
Last updated on December 02, 2020 by Luke Perrotta

Luke is a writer, director, and illustrator living in Massachusetts. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Literary Arts from Brown University, where he honed his skills as a writer and editor working for various campus newspapers, festivals, and film organizations. Upon graduating he traveled the world, eating scorpions in Thailand and hitchhiking across New Zealand before settling down in New England to write prose fiction. An autodidact and media sponge, he’s well-versed in topics such as literature, nonfiction, textbooks, film, television, recording equipment, video games, and art supplies. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, boxing, playing the piano, and translating complex subjects into plain language.


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