Indian Hawthorn Shrubs
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Transplanting Indian hawthorn bushes

Zone Leesburg Fl 34748 | Lepoldsfl added on March 17, 2017 | Answered

How can I successfully transplant very healthy bushes?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 18, 2017

Transplanting Hawthorn shrubs should take place in spring and they are happy in any well draining soil, full sun location.

It is best to root prune established shrubs 3 months ahead of time. Root pruning is done by taking a sharp shovel and digging down 8 inches down and in a diameter at least 24 inches around the base of the plant. This cuts off the long roots that won't travel with the plant and encourage small roots to form.

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