Transplanting arborvitae is a fairly straightforward process. It is very similar to the act of transplanting most other plants. Transplanting arborvitae should always be done in the autumn months. The first step is to dig around the plant and fairly deep. The underground root structure of an arborvitae shrub or tree can sometimes get pretty large, and it is important not to damage any roots if possible.
Once the plant is up, remove much of the soil from around the roots. This can be done using water or lightly shaking the roots.
Once the soil has been removed, select a new location for the plant. Ensure that the new l
Arborvitae growth will appear in the early spring, and continue until well into autumn. The rate at which it grows will depend on the species that is in question. Globe arborvitae will grow at a pretty slow rate, while techny arborvitae can grow at a rate of four feet per year once the plant has matured. The arborvitae growth will appear mostly on branches and stems that had been cut back the previous year.
Pruning an arborvitae plant in the winter will help to encourage more arborvitae growth in the coming
Tree pruning videos at times can get somewhat long and actually boring. This tree pruning video is approximately 1 minute in length and gives several great tips.
This video covers pruning small branches to an example of a tree that was improperly topped, along with tools you will need to prune your tree.