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10/11/2012 at 18:52
22/11/2012 at 18:56
Does nobody have a response to my post? Moving a fig tree?
Help please!
22/11/2012 at 19:18

But you haven't asked anything-when?how?where to? etc.............

To post just a blank message- with little info- does make it hard for anybody to respond


22/11/2012 at 20:29

And how big is it? are we talking about getting a fork under it and shifting it across the garden or is it a JCB job?

22/11/2012 at 23:19
It is 6 ft high and spreads over a 12 ft wide wall. It has been pruned several times and is thriving.
23/11/2012 at 12:50

This has been worse than extracting teeth-

-however if the tree is dormant than now is a good time providing the new spot is not waterlogged or frozen-prepare the hole first before lifting -lift with as much of the rootball as possible.

Far better than moving anything in full leaf.

23/11/2012 at 13:10
Presumably the advice would be the same whatever the size!
23/11/2012 at 13:20

not sure that that's the case. You'd be unlikely to do much root damage to a small one. A big one might need some top cutting back to balance the root damage and stop it rocking about in the wind. Other than that it's as sotongeoff says. Much the same as anydeciduus tree/shrub.

23/11/2012 at 13:57
And the proposed new site? East facing 20ft height wall
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