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I had beautiful display of small drumstick mauve primula in my alpine bed now well gone except for their big leaves - had them a couple of years now. They look a bit congested. When is a good time to split them? Think I read these guys don't like to be touched/moved.

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30 Jul, 2011


Divide in early Spring according to my book, but I shall probably do mine in October if its still mild.

30 Jul, 2011


Thanks Bamboo :o)
Does it damage them to remove some of the leaves at this time of year ?

30 Jul, 2011


I wouldn't have thought so, TT, but not if you're intending to separate the clump this autumn.

30 Jul, 2011


Okay.. thanks. :o)

30 Jul, 2011


Thanks for that. I'll stick that on the calendar & see how it goes.

30 Jul, 2011


I moved some successfully in August when we moved house one time and didn't find they objected. I'd go for early autumn.

30 Jul, 2011


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31 Jul, 2011

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