I just picked up a Hinoki cypress from a local nursery and the root ball is wrapped in burlap in a very dense clay soil. I’m just looking for some advice on if I can leave it wrapped in the soil its in now, do some work on the foliage now and repot in the spring. Or if it would be better to do a slip potting and remove some of the clay soil now, just thinking the clay soil cant be good long term. I’m located in Massachusetts zone 5b
What would some of you do. Any help would be appreciated.