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Little apple tree

Renfrewshire, United Kingdom Gb

I bought this little apple tree this spring in a supermarket - it was almost dead and I nursed it back to healh, so I'm very fond of it!
However, I planted it in the wrong place and now want to move it. I understand from GOY that I should wait til it loses its leaves. What I'd like to know is, should I prune it too? It's 1m 30 cm high at its highest point.
I'd be grateful for any advice as I don't want to lose it now!!



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If its not been in a year, should be easy to move, but try to keep a good rootball and keep the longer, more spreading roots intact. I wouldn't cut any off the top UNLESS you know you've done a poor job of keeping the roots intact - after all, the tree will be dormant and therefore not supporting top growth when you move it anyway. Water well before and after moving, unless you're waterlogged anyway!

22 Oct, 2009

 

there is nothing to add to what Bamboo has told you except leave it untill next month'

22 Oct, 2009

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