How to Move a Tree
Moving a tree is big business, but if you're determined to gain an instant landscape, here are some important tips.
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3) The tree is positioned for traveling to the site of its future home.
- The bigger the tree, the longer the recovery. A rule of thumb is that it takes one year for every inch of tree diameter to recover. A 6-inch tree could take six years to resume growth-- or it may die of transplant shock during those six years.