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Q.Best Time To Transplanting Bougainvillea Into Bigger Pots?

Zone 92563 | Anonymous added on September 27, 2021 | Answered

How far away from a house foundation should you plant an Australian Bottle tree ? How tall do they grow? How long are the roots?

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Answered on October 12, 2021

The best time to transplant bougainvillea is in spring before new growth begins. Only move up one container size. No need to be in a hurry to repot; they bloom best when potbound.

Here is info on bottle tree. I did some research and didn't find anything about invasive roots, however as a general rule, trees should be planted 15 feet from the house. It has only a few surface roots and a deep taproot. They can grow up to 50 feet and the canopy spreads with age. The only negative was the reference to dropped fruit is a litter problem and can damage bare feet and mowers.



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