Harris, R.J. and N.L. Bassuk
Seasonal effects on transplantability of scarlet oak, green ash, Turkish hazelnut and tree lilac
Journal of Arboriculture 20 (6): 310-316
Quercus coccinea (scarlet oak), Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash), Corylus colurna (Turkish hazelnut) and Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk' (tree lilac) trees were transplanted bare-root throughout the spring and fall planting season. Post-transplant response was compared with the root growth activity of established trees at the time of transplanting. Root growth rate of established trees at transplanting was not related to transplantability. Green ash and tree lilac transplanted well at all dates. Scarlet oak and Turkish hazelnut transplanted poorly during the late spring and early fall, but survival was good in early spring and mid fall.
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