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I need to move my chusan palm. It is approx, 2 metres tall. Will the roots be deep or wide and shallow.Is it ok to move it in summer? Thanks Bob.

On plant Trachycarpus fortunei



Probably best to move in early spring to be honest but autumn would be next best. I would think that the roots will be quite large and densely packed, even in open ground and they will be typical roots for this group of plants being thick (knitting needle thick) even at the growing tips. Might take a couple of strong people to do this well. As usual, the bigger the rootball you can retrieve the better it will move.

13 Jun, 2010

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