Citrus Trees
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transplanting citrus trees

Zone 95449 | kayteilar added on November 16, 2015 | Answered

What time of year is it best to transplant citrus trees? I am in Northern California. I am in zone 14.

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on November 17, 2015

    If you need to transplant Citrus Trees try to do this in the fall or early spring while the tree is dormant.

    Cut the tree back by 1/3 to help the trees roots be able to sustain the tree.
    Water the tree generously 24 hours before moving.
    Wrap the remaining branches of the tree to protect it during the move.

    Prepare the new planting hole for the best results.

    For specifics on growing conditions, search the many articles here on Gardening Know How

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