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i have a 12 year old magnolia coming into bloom . it has to be moved soon, will that kill it ? if it can be moved what is best method please. location bexleyheath kent england.

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Magnolia's don't like to be disturbed at the best of times, after that length of time, it will have quite a large rootball, and I think the only way you could move it, would be to hire a tree lifter, which has a sort of giant claw that can get right under the tree roots and lift it out in one go, and plant it into a prepared hole immediately, but they cost a fortune to hire, you're better off buying a new tree in my opinion, Derek.

20 Apr, 2013


Sad to say I agree with Derek on this... Magnolia's hate to be disturbed!

20 Apr, 2013

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