Fuschia Bush

stuvspecApril 2, 2006

Got a nice Fuschia bush but it's in a pretty shady part of the garden and I would like to move it. I pruned it well back last year and it is not showing any signs of new shoots. Would it be too late to dig it up and move it??

Regards

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rain1950(W. WA z8)

Go ahead. Fuschias don't mind being disturbed. We are just about the same latitude, so fuschias actually are happy in full sun or part shade.

    Bookmark   April 11, 2006 at 1:16PM
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fuchsiabonsailady(z8 UK)

With all the cold and dull winter we've had Stuvspec,
you're not alone, they won't shoot from under the soil until the soil warms up a bit more.

Try to dig it up in a clump, with as little root disturbance as possible. Any long old tap roots can be removed, leaving as many of the finer white roots as possible. Plant in the new position a bit deeper than it is now and keep soil moist if we don't have any rain - Kath :)

    Bookmark   April 12, 2006 at 11:57AM
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