Treegator® Jr. Pro Installation Instructions

Just place a Treegator® Jr. Pro around the base of a tree or shrub, fill it with water, and walk away.
It's the easiest way to water your new trees or shrubs!

Treegator® Jr. Pro bag filled around multi-trunk tree cropped


Treegator® Jr Pro Installation Step 1

Place Treegator® Jr. Pro on a properly mulched surface that is level
(Note: Using this product on an un-mulched or sloped surface may cause incomplete drainage of water. See below for details)


Wrap both sides of bag around a tree or shrub with single or multiple trunks totaling up to 5 inches in diameter.

Be sure that the trunk(s) is positioned in the middle of center circular opening.

Open red cap on fill valve.


Treegator® Jr Pro Installation Step 2

Gently lift up on fill handle.

Insert hose into fill valve, and turn on water supply.

If desired, add pre-mixed water soluble nutrients

(Note: Pre-mix additives in separate container, making sure that additives are fully dissolved before adding to bag)


Treegator® Jr Pro Installation Step 3

Fill bag to desired level - Maximum bag capacity is approximately 15 gallons.

While lifting up on the fill handle, close red fill valve cap tightly, and let the bag drip.

Treegator® Jr. Pro will empty in approximately 5 to 8 hours.

Follow a fill schedule based on the size of your planting. (scroll down for Watering Schedule Recommendations)



Use on a Level Surface

Treegator® Jr. Pro is recommended for use on a level surface, or on a properly built mulch pile, such as the ones seen below:

Treegator® Jr Pro Level Mulch Surface

Product Spec Sheet

PDFTreegator® Jr. Pro Spec Sheet

Handling Precautions

Failure to follow the handling precautions shown may void product warranty.

  • Before use, remove all sharp objects from area to be irrigated
  • To ensure proper drainage of water, use on a level surface or properly built mulch pile.
  • Do not use this product in freezing or below freezing temperatures.
  • Use clean water only. If necessary, filter through cotton cloth on hose end.
  • Do not use on tree with trunk diameter/caliper larger than 6 inches.
  • Product contains small parts - Keep away from children.
  • Do not attempt to move bag when full.
  • Product is designed for use on mulch.
  • Using directly on soil can clog drip emitters.
  • Do not use in any manner not consistent with installation instructions.

  • 3 Year Warranty

    3 Year Limited Warranty

    Every Treegator® Jr. Pro is backed by a 3 year limited manufacturer warranty from the original date of purchase, against any defects in materials and/or workmanship.


    Note: Treegator® and/or Gatorbag® brand products are solely designed to assist the user in properly watering a tree. Spectrum Products Inc., the manufacturer of Treegator® brand watering bags recommends that product users follow the installation instructions and precautions provided for each Treegator® brand product. Installation instructions may be found on any provided product tags, packaging materials and at Any other use or misuse of Treegator® and/or Gatorbag® brand products for purposes not designed by the manufacturer for its products, is not recommended. Spectrum Products Inc. and its affiliates will not be responsible for any proper, improper, or misuse of Treegator® and/or Gatorbag® brand products.


    Treegator® Jr. Pro Watering Schedule Chart

    Refer to the charts below for a recommended watering schedule, being sure to note the following qualifications:

    Treegator Jr Pro Watering Schedule
    15 Gallon capacity
    (56.78 liters)
    1 to 2 inch
    (2.54 to 5.08 cm)
    1 Fill Per Week
    2 to 3 inch
    (5.08 to 7.62 cm)
    2 Fills Per Week
    4 to 5 inch
    (10.16 to 12.7 cm)
    3 Fill Per Week


    The Treegator® Advantage

    Treegator® Slow Release Watering Bags have been the preferred tree watering method of industry professionals worldwide since 1989.

    • Made in the USA from high quality materials
    • Install and fill in just minutes with no tools
    • Can be used on trees, evergreens or shrubs
    • Fill just once a week for most new plantings
    • Backed by 3 year limited manufacturer warranty