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What Time of Year to Transplant Maple Trees

By Shayne Ochoa ; Updated September 21, 2017
Maple trees can provide color to the garden.

Maple trees are best transplanted in mid-spring when all winter frosts are over and before the heat of summer. Plant in a location that has rich-loamy soil and is sheltered from strong winds. Dig a hole four times the width of the root ball and deep enough so the root ball is covered with dirt. Water and fertilize regularly to ensure proper growth.


About the Author


Living in Southern California, Shayne Ochoa has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have included topics on education, child development and gardening. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California Baptist University in Riverside.