Transplanting trees to a new location is not as easy as it sounds. However, with a few essential tips, you can successfully transplant trees to a new area.
The most crucial thing in transplanting is ensuring that the tree remains active and alive even after the transplanting process.
Most of the trees tend to go in shock once they are transplanted. Certain things should be kept in mind to avoid such situations and maintain suitable conditions for the tree to grow.
Most nurseries provide trees in Bare Rootstock, Container-grown, or Balled and Burlapped trees. Balled and Burlapped trees are often more expensive than the other forms available, but they have more chances of survival if appropriately transplanted.
Before buying trees for your garden, the most crucial thing is to ensure that the tree you are planning to grow has access to the basic requirements like well-drained soil, sunlight, and appropriate climatic conditions. Once you’ve done ample research on a particular species you are interested in, you can go ahead and purchase it from the nursery. Having basic knowledge about the growth and requirements of a tree will help you determine where and when to plant them.
The early spring and fall seasons are considered the best for transplanting trees as the ideal temperature. The trees should be transplanted as soon as you purchase them to avoid possible damage to the roots. It will also help in reducing the shock. Make sure you choose a perfect location for transplanting so the trees can establish themselves quickly. If you transplant trees from a container, ensure that the roots are not damaged while taking out the tree. It would be best if you handled it with a lot of care to avoid damage. Once you have planted the tree successfully, nurture it with care, and it will thrive well.