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Can I move my Acer, I bought it a few months ago and have  realised its in the wrong spot in the garden,


  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 29,653

    You can but it's best to wait till autumn when its leaves have dropped and it is dormant.

    Water it well an hour before moving it as this reduces damage to roots when digging it out.  Take as big a root ball as possible when you lift it.  Make sure its new hole is already prepared and that you have some garden compost and bonemeal (promotes root growth) ready for replanting.  Plant it at the same depth it was at before and water well.  Protect form winter winds and deep frosts and it should settle in and grow new roots over winter.



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  • Sizeyuk1Sizeyuk1 Posts: 125

    Thanks, I will move it in October.

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