- Transplanting Trees. - II the Commissioner of the Central Park would give strict orders to mark the north side of trees with red chalk b'eforo thoy were takeu up, and wüeu set out to have the tree put in the ground with its north side to the north in its natural position, a larger proportion would live. Ignoring this law of nature, is the eause of so many transplanted trees dying. If the north side j is exposed to the south, the heat of the j suu is too great for that side of the tree to boar, aai thorfors . up-and , áeeftts.