I have a magnolia tree about 4 yrs old it is begging to bud but it is being overshadowed by another big plant can I move it when it is budding or do I have to leave it
Magnolia Tree Moving
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I would leave it until winter, when it is not actively growing. This can grow in moderate shade, but too much will cause it to grow poorly.
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