Lilac Bushes

Relocating Lilac Bushes


Anonymous added on March 3, 2014 | Answered

When is the best time to relocate a lilac bush?


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Nikki
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Answered on March 3, 2014

Most transplanting takes place in spring or fall (preferably fall). If you can ensure that the majority of the roots and surrounding soil is lifted and replanted in similar growing conditions, you'll have a greater chance of success. To reduce shock, trimming may help. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm

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