pink sdlgs

oscarthecat(z7MD)June 21, 2010

The 4 pink sdlgs I got from Country Garden are doing well. I potted them up in gallon containers but know they cant stay there.. Have a CG in a 10 gal container and is doing well. Do you think 10 gals is large enough for permanent home?? Thanks Steve S.

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fool4flowers(8)

Yes, it should be. You can bump up the pot size as needed instead of jumping up to a big one and when its older root prune if needed to maintain a smaller pot size.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2010 at 11:06PM
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mantorvillain(z4bMN Dodge)

Hi Oscar. You can probably go up incrementally in pot size as the plant gets larger, but I tend to 'forget'. I containerize most of my brugs (just seem to have better success in my yard with that) and have been traumatized by the cost of larger containers so I went to talk to one of the local nurserymen I patronize (waaaay too much) and he sold me 2 dz 15 gal black tree pots at $4 ea. It was a big outlay and black isn't exactly showy but for the money I now have lots of matching pots......not to mention not risking someone coming into my yard and stealing nice pots which has happened a couple of times (yep, dumped them and took the $$$ glazed pot!). Anyhow, nurserypots are a thought as your collection increases. Good growing, Will

    Bookmark   June 26, 2010 at 9:14AM
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