Gardening Know How Questions & Answers - https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com

When can I transplant Juniper?

We recently purchased a home in SC.  There are some mature juniper plants that I would like to move to NC, which is in a colder area (10 degrees or so) and I need to know when I can move them successfully.  Our soil here is very sandy and the NC soil is more clay like.


1 Comment (Open | Close)

1 Comment To "When can I transplant Juniper?"

#1 Comment By Nikki On 01/13/2012 @ 10:26 am

Sometime around April/May would be better for planting. In the meantime, you could place them in containers. Also, if you can ensure that the majority of the roots and surrounding soil is lifted and replanted in an area with suitable 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: [1]

Since the soil may not be so great, amending it would improve success as well. Here is more information: [2]
[3]


Article printed from Gardening Know How Questions & Answers: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com

URL to article: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com/when-can-i-transplant-juniper/

URLs in this post:

[1] : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm

[2] : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/compost-for-organic-gardens.htm

[3] : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/amending-sandy-soil.htm

Have any questions about this topic? Visit us at http://questions.gardeningknowhow.com to ask your questions and get friendly answers from gardening experts.

You can also find us at:
'Like' us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gardeningknowhow
Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/gardenknowhow - @gardenknowhow
Follow us on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gardenknowhow/

Copyright © 2013 Gardening Know How Questions & Answers. All rights reserved.