You will need
- Shovel, twine, fertilizer, soil mixture, putty, pruner.
Wait for the right moment. The best time to transplant conifers – the period from late September to early October. Need to catch up to the first frost, so TUI was able to grow the desired number of new small roots. Valid and transplant in early spring after snowmelt, but to implement it should be before the growing season, otherwise the plant can get sick.
Connection, please choose the most favorable area, protected from the wind. Arborvitae grows well in any soil in full sun and in partial shade, but full shade are detrimental to the health of the plant, the crown can poredet.
Prepare a planting hole at least 15 days before the transplant. Its value should be a quarter more the size of the clod of earth, TUI and about three times wider than the crown of the seedling. The average depth should not exceed half a meter. On the bottom it is better to jot down the gravel to avoid water stagnation.
Dig around the plant in a circle, then dig the tree and not ustrahivaya, carefully move to a new location. Save a clod of earth, when you dig up fifth. Its root system is compact and well developed, but shallow, so without feeding the roots wither away as soon as possible. If you're bringing a tree from afar and sacks, which tied the roots to shoot is not necessary – arborvitae planted in a hole directly to her. The material will disintegrate within two years.
Too long roots, it is permissible to chop off the maximum with a sharp tool or shears. After pruning, treat the cut with putty, mixed with a solution of IAA – it prevents the proliferation of fungi parasites.
Before planting a tree, liberally pour the pit with water. As the planting soil, use a soil mixture of peat, loam, and sand in the ratio 2:1:1 with the addition of humus and litter of coniferous, mixed in equal proportions. Additionally, it is desirable to add phosphorus-potassium fertilizers. Try to keep the fertilizer does not hit directly on the root.
Not zaglubljaja root collar at planting, but don't place it too high. Upon completion, seal the soil around the trunk and pour a tree. If you transplant in autumn, thuja, tree trunks is sure to cover the area with wood chips or compost, avoiding direct contact with the barrel.
Following the landing, the fifth month, water once a week and orosite her crown. In winter, cover the plant and tie the branches with twine so they do not break down under the weight of snow.