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Tree Peony Transplant

Help. I've been offered an established tree peony and have to pick it up on Friday. Any advice very welcome please.

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,632

    Get as much root as possible and don't plant it any deeper than it is now.

    If it's enormous I'd remove a few branches so it doesn't rock around through the winter and you may need to stake it to keep it firm.

    I can't think of anything else, someone else might. 

    I hope it moves OKimage

  • Thanks Nut Cutlet,

    I've had an offer of help to dig it up from a very experienced local gardeners so we'll see how it goes. Just fortifying myself with a cup of tea before I go out to dig a 'Welcome' hole. 

    No idea how big it is but I'll take my loppers in case it's a whopper.

    Fingers crossedimage

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