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Sep 21, Dig a trench around the perimeter of the tree wide enough to accommodate the rootball. Push the spade toward the tree, creating a V-shaped trench. Apr 25, To plant your freshly dug lilac sucker in the ground, dig a hole deep enough, loosen up the soil some by digging around with your shovel. Place your lilac sucker or shoot into the hole and fill back with the loose soil.
Gently firm it in with your foot. Water it in well. Keep your fresh planted lilac watered until it is stumplopping.bars: May 02, Transplanting an old lilac bush (now six feet tall) - Knowledgebase Question 1.
Decide where you want to transplant the lilac bush or bushes. 2.
Dig a hole that's about one foot deep by one foot across for each bush you want to transplant. 3. Dig up a lilac shoot from somewhere around the main bush.
May 08, With a sharp shovel, you want to dig up your new lilac bush. Dig approx. inches around the outer edges of the rooted area and bring as much soil as possible up with the rooted lilac bush. Take your pruning shears and cut the branch approximately at ground level, Reviews: 6.
Plant the Suckers Dig a hole 6 to 8 inches deep and wide for each sucker. Set each sucker in its hole, spreading its roots gently at the Fill the remainder of each hole with soil gently, setting the sucker at the same soil depth at which it grew previously. Mulch the lilac sucker's soil surface. In order to dig up lilac shoots, you’ll need a shovel, a bucket for holding the suckers and pruning shears. Choose a young shoot. With your hand shovel, loosen and remove the soil around it, until the roots are stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.