Transplanting Musa Basjoo

cinnamanAugust 13, 2008

I have a 2 year old M. Basjoo (over wintered) that I want to transplant to another location.

Do you think it's too late in the season? I'm in zone 6B, first frost is about 2 months away.

Dave

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watch_itgrow(8b)

I'm sorry I don't have the answer to your question, but I just wanted to comment on how beautiful your pond is. Makes my 50 gallon pond look sad.
Jackie

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 11:54AM
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cinnaman

Thank you!

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 2:36PM
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nannerbelle(8A)

Your pond is beautiful!! I would love to have one about that size myself. Hopefully in the next year or so, I'll get one in. I don't know the correct time for transplanting but I moved one of mine this spring, I think in May. It has done exceptionally well this summer after the move. And it was doing horrible before I moved it. Just from my personal experience, I would say spring is best.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2008 at 7:34PM
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winsorw(8)

Basjoo is pretty tough but considering you have about 2 months away...you probabaly shouldn't. I don't believe it will die but will probably slow it down next year unless it doesn't establish enough in two months and you have sever weather during winter.
I live in zone 8 and I transplanted one to a not so good location (shady) earlier this year and it is establishing so slowly.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2008 at 3:04PM
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