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I have a HUGE Jade Tree, which I have nurtured for many years, it is 6 feet tall, and 5 feet round, and the trunk is about 8 inches in circumference. The icing on the cake is, it flowers abundantly twice a year.  It is now too big for my conservatory and so I have decided to send it to a new home where it will live in an orangery.  The thing is, I don't want to give the large terracotta pot away. Will it be alright to take it out of the pot, wrap the huge root ball in a plastic sack, and re pot it when it gets to it's new home?  I think I will shed a tear or two when it leaves here.


  • madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,499
    That is a BIG Jade tree!!!!! Do you have a photo of it?
    I should think it would be fine in the new owners pot.
    Have you taken some cuttings for yourself?
    That way you still have a bit of the original.
    I too would be very attached to a plant like that.
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • Can it not be transported in the pot ... then reported and the pot returned to you?  I’m sure the plant’s new owner would understand. 
    What a wonderful plant it must be ... any chance of a photo? 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • pot-manpot-man Posts: 139
    I’ve just bought seeds of eBay, came today 
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