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I have some Compacta Holly shrubs I'd like to transplant. New growth has already come out. Can it be done now or do the plants need to be dormant? They are two years old.
Thanks for any info you have!
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It would really be safer to move these shrubs in early spring while they are dormant. If you can't wait until next spring, the next best time is in late summer or early
fall. If you transplant in late fall, the roots will not have time to establish before winter and the shrubs will be more prone to winter burn. The worst time is when they are actively growing which is now. Here are some tips on transplanting shrubs: http://inthegardenradio.com/v.php?pg=959