How to transplant an established tree
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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:
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:
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