[nafex] transplanting paw paws
qazingulaza at gmail.com
Tue Jul 2 10:49:36 EDT 2013
I've dug up the tiniest pawpaw transplants and not had an issue. For me
the thing that made the most difference is that they were fully dormant
when dug up.
On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 10:47 PM, sherwin <sherwindu at att.net> wrote:
> On 7/1/2013 4:57 PM, Alan Haigh wrote:
> > Sherwin, I moved these plants about a decade ago. I did not have any
> > gradual die back of a single specimen but all soils are different and
> > produce a different kind of root structure. Maybe I was just lucky.
> > " I hope both you and Alan realize that his observation of 100 percent
> > takes on these transplants does not mean they will continue to
> > survive.
> > In my case, some lasted one season, some two, before they died.
> > Thankfully,
> > some did finally take hold and I can't wait to start seeing
> > Sherwin Dubren
> I' m not sure what you transplanted, but I think it is critical how
> well established the little trees are before you dig them out. If
> these root sucker trees have had enough time to establish
> before moving them, say a season or two, they are much more likely
> to survive. In my case, I was taking very recent root sucker
> plants that
> were not all totally independent of the mother tree. Moving
> trees is certainly a better bet. The root sucker trees I took
> were from
> another orchard, so I had no opportunity to wait for them to
> take hold.
> Sherwin Dubren
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