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Jun 13, Step 5 – Dig up the Tree. When you are ready to move the maple tree work your shovel around the base of the root ball until it is directly under the trunk of the tree. Go slow so you do not damage the roots and slowly work back and forth – if you are cutting roots you might need to dig.
May 08, Proceed preferably in autumn or in winter during the vegetative rest. Dig the new planting hole at least one week before transplanting the maple tree so that the soil settles properly.
The hole should be slightly smaller in diameter than the branch of the maple and at least 25 inches deep depending on the size of the maple to be moved. It is best to transplant in late winter or very early spring just before the tree would naturally start breaking bud. I like this time because it give the tree the shortest time with a compromised root system before the soil starts to warm up and allow new roots to grow. Nov 28, Clear the planting area of all vegetation. Work the soil to a depth of about 18 inches, mixing in organic compost.
Dig the maple's planting hole as. Nov 08, Dig Transplant Hole When you dig the new hole for the maple tree it is important to remember one rule of thumb. Make the hole twice as big as the tree's root system. If you are transplanting a tree that is 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide, then your hole should be at least 8 feet wide and deep enough for the tap root to be fully stumpclear.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.