Inkberry Holly Bushes
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transplanting bushes

Zone Charlotteville, Va. 22903 | kellad41 added on May 10, 2017 | Answered

Have two ink berry bushes that are out of control. To large for the area where we have them. Can they be transplanted. If so when is the correct time. Thanks

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on May 11, 2017

    Moving a well established shrub can be done, but will need to be planned.
    Since the plant will lose it's fine feeder roots you will need to root prune the plant in the fall to prepare it for a move in early spring.
    This link will help you.

    https://extension.psu.edu/plants/gardening/fact-sheets/trees-shrubs/transplanting-or-moving-trees-and-shrubs-in-the-landscape

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