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Standard Ball Sizes Average Ball Weight for Trees and Shrubs
Shrubs and Small Trees Shade Trees
Height Minimum
Ball Diameter
Caliper Minimum
Ball Diameter
Ball
Diameter
Estimated
Weight
1½' - 2' 10" 1¼" - 1½" 18" 10" 30 lbs.
2' - 3' 12" 1½" - 1¾" 20" 12" 45 lbs.
3' - 4' 13" 1¾" - 2" 22" 14" 70 lbs.
4' - 5' 15" 2 "- 2½" 24" 16" 100 lbs.
5' - 6' 16" 2½" - 3" 28" 18" 150 lbs.
6' - 7' 18" 3" - 3½" 32" 20" 200 lbs.
7' - 8' 20" 3½" - 4" 36" 22" 260 lbs.
8 '- 9' 22" 4" - 4½" 40" 24" 300 lbs.
9' - 10' 24" 4½" - 5" 44" 26" 450 lbs.
10' - 12' 26" 5" - 5½" 48" 28" 600 lbs.
        30" 700 lbs.
        36" 1,150 lbs.
Planting Guidelines for B&B Trees
Planting Guidelines for Container Shrubs