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My herbaceous potentillas have got quite large and I want to divide. Are they straightforward, ie ordinary division by fork or knife? Or are there any drawbacks I should take into account?


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As long as you're not talking about Potentilla fruticosa, the shrubby one, then yes, these plants can be divided in early spring and replanted immediately. May need doing every 3-4 years.

19 Jan, 2011

 

Thanks Bamboo. Got Gibsons Scarlet, Monarch's Velvet, a peachy one and Wm Rollinson all of which need thinning out. Id probly try softwood cuttings with fruticosa, but I wasnt sure if the herbaceous cinquefoil was touchy or not.

19 Jan, 2011

 

Thanks Bamboo. Got Gibsons Scarlet, Monarch's Velvet, a peachy one and Wm Rollinson all of which need thinning out. Id probly try softwood cuttings with fruticosa, but I wasnt sure if the herbaceous cinquefoil was touchy or not.

19 Jan, 2011

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