Old 03-18-2006, 09:05 PM
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Crepe Myrtle removal

How difficult are crepe myrtles to remove? Next question is would transplanting them be advisable? These are all about 10 feet tall at about 5 inches thick at their base.
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Old 03-18-2006, 10:05 PM
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You'll be removing them more than once.

Do a search, this has been discussed to death.
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Old 03-19-2006, 07:08 AM
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They can be transplanted but you need the right equipment to do it.

A Back Hoe of a Tree Spade

It would not be advisable without the help of a Consulting Arborist
I can Help you find one.
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Old 03-19-2006, 10:38 AM
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Dig them up and plant them. We do it all the time. You'll have to cut out the remaining roots or the tree will start to grow back in it's original place.
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