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transplanting pecan tree

how to transplant a pecan tree that is 3' tall with 1/2"trunk. (hard black soil)
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Most nut trees develop a tap root, which makes them difficult to transplant successfully. It helps to undercut the tree's root system a year before moving it to force it to develop a branched root system. If it mush be moved now, try to take as large a root ball of soil as practical with the tree to keep as much of the root system intact as possible.

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