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How to transplant an established tree

First, you should't move a tree unless it is absolutely necessary. When you move a tree you risk damaging or killing it.

However, if you do need to transplant a tree be sure follow these recommendations.

Most deciduous and coniferous trees can be transplanted at the following times:

  • Spring - before the tree begins to bud but after frost has left the ground
  • Fall - once the tree has begun dropping its foliage

There is some evidence that conifers may perform better if transplanted in the fall within 6 weeks of freeze up.

Some fleshy-rooted deciduous species should only be transplanted in the spring. These include:

  • Birch
  • Oak
  • Poplar
  • Willow

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