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Growing Brace / tree brace

Growing Brace
Growing Brace

Growing brace is a malfunctional tool for planting trees. This brace uses the special materials called GEL, the folding structure with this material can support the trees with a easier approach and it can expand with the constantly growing trees. In addition, different colors on this brace’s surface can exactly tell the gardener how deep the roots should be buried. The brace under the ground will dissolve as time goes on,and then people can remove the upper part of it.

University

Huaqiao University

Huaqiao University
Xiamen, China

Huang Yi,
Huaqiao University

Zijuan Peng,
Huaqiao University