I am not sure as to what species this juniper is so I am posting here. I am guessing it may be common juniper?, as I dug this from my front yard yesterday in Northwestern Missouri, nursery stock planted before I moved in. We have lived here for the past 9 years and it was here when we bought the place along with 3 others, also dug. I have removed almost all branches that were dead or dying.
The rootball on this one along with the others were very shallow in the ground. 4 inches max. It was very easy to remove. Pretty much just popped right out of the ground.
Should I leave it as is for the next year to grow freely or should I remove anymore of the foliage?