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By Trixie

Worcestershire, United Kingdom Gb

Help. I asked my dad to dig around a substantial potentilla ready for it to be moved over the weekend and he dug it up instead and its now in pieces! I have managed to save some roots and have re planted these but what can I do with the other pieces? Can I make cuttings? Also i have a big bare root siting in a bucket of water.Thanks



Shrubby type or herbaceous type?

12 Oct, 2012


Not sure think it is a fruitcosa. It flowers twice a year and is evergreen.

12 Oct, 2012


At this time of year any rooted pieces you replant should grow.

12 Oct, 2012


If it is a P. fruticosa then the big root might survive, but it generally does not grow from root cuttings which is what you have. It would need some top growth at least to survive.

12 Oct, 2012


poor old dad he only wanted to help

13 Oct, 2012


Thanks for the advice.

13 Oct, 2012

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