I'm new to this forum so please be gentle. I am also a very novice
gardener so be even more gentle.
We moved into our house just under 2 years ago, we have an acre at the
back to try to tame and furnish (lots of lovely fruit trees and mainly
grass on the ground).
I'm looking for advice regarding transplanting some mature Pineapple
Broom Trees. We have 8 of these lovely pineapple brooms situated at
the front of our home in a garden where they are currently bashed to
hell by the wind. I know they have to be in well drained soil,
supported and away from strong winds, they are currently supported by
small thin stakes (put in by the previous owners) these stakes are
particularly unsuitable and not offering any support at all. The trees
are at least 2.5 meters tall and have flowered every year since we
What I want to do is put them into the back garden where they can be
put next to the posts around the garden boundary fence, therefore help
them be protected from the wind and bring their colour to the back
garden. They have been in the ground for about 2.5 (possible 3 years),
what are the risks of moving them, what should we take into
consideration when moving them and how and when should we attempt to do
this. Any help gratefully received.