Transplanting

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by eddied, Sep 12, 2001.

  1. eddied

    eddied LawnSite Member
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    What is the general rule of thumb for size of ball to be dug to caliper measure of tree? The tree is kwanzan cherry.
     
  2. HBFOXJr

    HBFOXJr LawnSite Bronze Member
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    10"-12" of ball for each inch of caliper. Caliper is the diameter of the trunk 6" above the ground.

    Do not transplant "stone fruits" such as cherry, peach, plum etc in the fall even if they are the flowering, ornamental type. Spring only.
     

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