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Q.Clay Soil

mklear added on October 23, 2020 | Answered

My ground is clay. I needed to transplant some daylilies. I dug the holes about 10″ deep and wide. The ground was solid clay. I filled the holes with potting soil and the daylilies. I’m now questioning if they will make it in that soil. Please let me know if they should survive in the clay. Thank you.

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Answered on October 24, 2020

They probably will but the roots may stay within the potting soil and go no further. It is better to work some compost or other soil amendments into the ground and then plant. Here is how:


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