When to transplant peonies?
If you started to notice that the peonies in your garden do not grow and bloom well, then most likely they are sitting in the wrong place. Peonies can live 10-20 years and at the same time abundantly bloom and smell when planted under all conditions. So, you have decided that it is worth changing the place of pets. But when is it better to transplant peonies in order not to be mistaken again? About this actually talk.
When to replant peonies: the best season
The best, ideal time of transplantation of peonies is considered the end of summer - autumn. This is the period when the main heat subsides, it begins to rain, and the peonies have already faded, and it is not a pity to disturb them with digging and replanting. In addition, it is autumn, the end of August - the beginning of September - this is the period when peonies begin to appear roots. Transplantation during this period significantly increases the chances of a plant for good flowering in spring and, in general, for successful rooting in a new place.
So, peonies are dug using forks or large shovels. The roots are cleared of the earth. You can produce and reproduction. For this you need a plant not younger than 2-3 years.Its rhizome is divided by a knife, and there must be at least 10 buds on each part.
Peony Transplant: Possible Season
Possible transplant and not only in the fall. When can you repot the peonies yet? Our answer is in the spring. Of course, autumn is the most favorable period, but if there are no other options, transplant peonies in April-May.
Spring transplantation is carried out with a large part of the ground at the root (lump). That is, on the contrary, it is not recommended to shake off the ground, and especially to flush the roots with water. It is also not necessary to propagate peonies in spring. The instability of spring weather can adversely affect young plants.
Dig a hole, add loose earth. Use rotten compost or manure for soil. Do not leave the excavated plant in the air, but plant it immediately. In the summer, carefully care for the peonies, water regularly.