Mimosa Trees
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when to transplant a tiny mimosa tree under a deck located in tennessee

Zone 37175 | TimelesstoysLLC added on May 26, 2019 | Answered

tiny mimosa tree located under a porch deck want to transplant it to a sunny better area to grow. location is stewart TN 37175. can this be done in May?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on May 26, 2019

Absolutely not! This will result in the quick death of the tree. These trees are highly invasive here in Tennessee, but this is not the appropriate time to transplant. This is especially true with the VERY HOT weather we have been experiencing lately.

I would recommend waiting until next spring to do so. This will ensure the best chance of survival after transplant.

This article will give you more information on their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/mimosa/growing-silk-trees.htm

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