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if you have multiple trees to work with and don't mind experimenting you can also trim off most of the leaves when transplanting so that the respiration draw for moisture is not so great a burden for the roots to supply while they are healing up from any injuries experienced during transplanting.

this is a similar concept i've always used when repotting house-plants, that you don't want the roots and leavest to be too out of balance and if there is a question it is usually ok to leave more root and trim the top back a bit more so that there isn't so much stress until the plant recovers. of course this all can vary based upon plant/tree types. like i don't think i've ever managed to kill a cedar tree here - but we often get regular rains - so if watered after transplanting they shrug off whatever i do to them. :)
Wow that is so interesting I would never thought about needing to trim the leaves off or that it could still grow with no leaves. It makes me so nervous to think about cutting it!! Lol there will be MANY MANY questions from me come the time so keep an eye out 😉 lol!!!

I love that the cedar is so chill 😊
 

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Wow that is so interesting I would never thought about needing to trim the leaves off or that it could still grow with no leaves. It makes me so nervous to think about cutting it!! Lol there will be MANY MANY questions from me come the time so keep an eye out 😉 lol!!!

I love that the cedar is so chill 😊

you can leave a few if you want. i only suggest trying new things when you have a lot of plants and won't mind if something doesn't work out.
 

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you can leave a few if you want. i only suggest trying new things when you have a lot of plants and won't mind if something doesn't work out.
Yeah that makes sense! Kinda like I decided to do half outside half inside when trying to get them to germinate!!
 

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