Answer: This tree is extremely difficult to transplant because of the way the roots grow. I do not know of a better way to do it, unfortunately. If you really want a tree in the front yard you might try starting some seeds from this one in that location this fall. Set the seed pod and seeds on top of some old rotted down mulch where you want the new tree. Cross your fingers. Look for seedlings next spring. Or, transplant a very small seedling (just an inch or two tall) in the spring. Take a big shovelfull of soil with the seedling to avoid disturbing the roots at all. Good luck!
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