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I bought a Romneya from a nursery, but have since found out that they're notoriously tricky to transplant. I've searched the internet for advice, but haven't found any tips on what is the best way to do this. My plant looks very healthy, but is in a tube and looks a bit rootbound, so it doesn't have a very big root ball. I'd be grateful for any advice on what is the best way to transplant it! Thanks.


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Go to www.laspilitas.com where there is a good description of the plant, its history and its needs.

25 Apr, 2010

 

if it is in a pot the general rule of thumb is dig a whole at least half as big again. mix the soil with potting medium and then when the tree is in place backfill with this mix. Keep the soil level with the level of the pot soil. stake if necessary and water well for several weeks/months depending on your weather. If the roots are spiralling around the pot then gently unwind them and spread them out in the soil before you nback fill.

25 Apr, 2010

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