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cedar trees

Post by theresa » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:21 am

When and how is the best time to transplant cedar trees? We live in Lancaster, Va.

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Re: cedar trees

Post by lorijones » Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:18 pm

Are you talking about Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) or one of the "true cedars" in the genus Cedrus? Either way, the best time to move them would be while they are dormant in early spring or in the late fall. Now would be a good time to do this as long as the ground isn't too wet. Here are some instructions on digging trees, moving them, and preparing the new planting hole (which you should really do before you dig the tree): http://www.inthegardenradio.com/v.php?pg=688.

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