Is the fall a good time to move a Japanese maple?


Is fall a good time to move my Japanese Maple?



Fall is a good time to transplant your Japanese maple, Acer palmatum, the other optimal timing being late winter or early spring while the tree is still dormant.  Here is a link to a previous post on the subject of moving a mature Acer palmatum tree:   The information in the above post provided by Clemson University gives some very good specifics about size and procedures: .  If your tree is a large and valuable specimen, or if you are not confident that you can manage the job on your own, you may wish to consider contacting an arborist who will be able to advise you and to transplant your tree safely and successfully.