Entry from British & World English dictionary
Damage to the roots of young plants, caused by the movement of the stem in the wind.
- You should also be forking out any large weeds, cutting back tall roses to prevent wind rock, and staking and tying-in fruit bushes.
- Stake any young trees and tall brassicas to prevent wind rock damaging them by loosening the soil around their roots.
- Evergreens and conifers planted last month should be watched for wind rock, and firmed in again immediately after the high winds.
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