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Hello all - hope you can help. A friend of mine has a pyracantha shrub he would like to uproot and move if possible. What is the best time of year to do so? Many thanks.



How big and how old is the pyracantha?

17 Sep, 2013


Its around 6-7 years old and 3.5 feet high MG.

17 Sep, 2013


At that age I think your friend is going to have a challenge moving, why don't you send a pm to Bamboo and ask her advice.

17 Sep, 2013


It should not be a problem to move, have moved much larger specimens in the past, if you dig a good girth round the plant and dig deep on an angle then you will get a good root system, prepare a good hole and add plenty of decent compost and keep watered innitially, myself i have done them this time of year with good effect tell him to wear some gloves as the thorns can be lethal.

17 Sep, 2013


Thank you both for your help :)

18 Sep, 2013

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