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LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,855
Would I be wise in digging up my Francoa now to transplant or wait until Spring? 
Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 


  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,964
    Hi Lyn

    You're no doubt referrring to F.sonchifolia , the hardiest species .
    I think you'd be OK to move it to a sheltered position now ; the ground is still relatively warm , and supposedly turning milder for the next few days .
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,849
    Pretty hardy. I had seedlings in pots that were accidentally left outside last winter, and survived the beast from the East. It went to my friends, grew and flowered this summer, and has just been dug up and potted to move to Devon next month.
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,855
    That’s what I thought, thank you both, I didnt  want to lose them, someone on here sent the seeds to me quite a few years ago, can’t think who it was now
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,964
    May as well put a few more 'r' s in referrrrrrrrrrrrring !!
    Spot the error @ 16.09 :*
  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 2,422
    My plants all survived the beast and the drought.Very hardy and a lovely plant to boot!
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
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