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By Sunbeam

West Midlands, United Kingdom Gb

please is it possible to grow a tree paeony in a deep pot. I ordered a bare rooted one earlier hoping to plant it in the garden but now it's arrived and I've got my leg in plaster so can't dig a hole for it!



Hello, yes you can for the short term, and then put them in the garden where they will get quite big,however at this moment i have a few tree peonys growing in pots aprox three years old, look great with all the foliage, and placed in a jumble of pots with other perrenials looks great, julien.

28 May, 2011


Even if it's not a subject for growing in a pot long-term, Sunbeam, I'm sure it will be OK while your leg is healing. After all, that's where the nursery would keep it, waiting for a buyer to come along and choose it. Just keep it watered if we have more dry weather.

28 May, 2011


thank you - that's a massive relief as it's been sitting in its package in my kitchen for 2 days making me feel so guilty. this is such a brilliant site, someone always has an idea to help other struggling gardeners.

28 May, 2011

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