Remove the twine secured around the soil ball if your transported it with.
Oct 27, JR, The No BS Gardener, shows you how to properly dig and burlap a tree or shrub to transplant. Nov 07, If you were to dig up your tree and transplant it when it’s full of leaves and fruit, you’d cut off its steady flow of water.
Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch on top of the soil above the root ball to help retain moisture and prevent cold damage if the tree will not move until after winter.
Then, the tree would suffer from transplant shock and struggle to establish in its new home. On the flip side, dormant trees aren’t nearly as affected by transplanting.
Apr 16, Here are some tree moving tips to help transplanting go as smoothly as possible: Prepare the planting hole before digging up a tree. It should be about three times as wide and the same depth as the root ball. Keep the subsoil and topsoil separate. Tie up the branches with twine or strips of burlap to keep them out of the way while moving the tree. May 13, Shrubs up to 3 feet tall and trees an inch or less in diameter (measured 6 inches above the soil level) can be moved without digging a solid root ball.
These and most plants 3 to 4 years old may be moved as bare root transplants.