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Has anyone grown Eremurus in a large pot or should it only be planted in the ground? 

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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,144

    Eremurus can be grown in pots wide enough to take the 'finger'-like root system without breaking them . Leave the crown just above the soil level , (fairly free-draining medium) , and carefully direct the roots slightly downwards .

    Apparently they respond to a good winter chill , (ideally a cold-frame or greenhouse) to keep the worst of the winter wet away . They can be kept quite dry during the winter if need be .

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