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Q.Herbaceous Peony Needs To Be Moved. What Depth Do I Plant And What Size Possible?

Zone Walsall, UK. Ws2 8tz | Anonymous added on September 30, 2021 | Answered

Garden being landscaped and 35yr old peony needs to be potted for 1 flowering season then put back into ground. This peony is a beautiful flowering plant, well established, never been moved from it’s present position.

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Answered on October 11, 2021

It should be fine in a container for a year. Carefully dig up the plant and pot it in a container with the roots no more than 2 inches (5 cm) below the soil level. The container needs to comfortably hold the rootball without being overly large.



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