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Volunteer Cherry tree

Posted by frankielynn 7b (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 9, 12 at 22:10

I cleaned out an area of Japanese Privet and discovered a 6 foot cherry tree. I have 1 autumn blooming and 3 Yoshino trees in the yard. It has a great shape. Do you think it could be moved with out killing it? it is in an area I am going to start mowing to keep the privets away. How big will it be before it starts to bloom? I know it is a seedling of who knows what, because the autumn blooming cherry is a hybrid and the closest to it. Has anyone had any experience with seedlings from flowering cherries?


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RE: Volunteer Cherry tree

I can answer at least part of you question. Yes, you should be able to move the tree successfully if you follow the guidelines in the two links below.

Planting/Transplanting a Tree or Shrub

Generic Rootball Size Guide


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RE: Volunteer Cherry tree

Thank you, during the next warm-up I will try to dig her up and move her to a new/better location.


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