Can you transplant gardenias in the spring, such as in late February or early March?
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You can, but there is a bit more risk to the plant than if it is done in the fall. If there is no other choice but to move them at that time, they will most likely be ok, but if you can wait until fall, you should try to do so. This article will help: you:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/transplanting-gardenia-plants-planting-gardenia-somewhere-new.htm