Planting Limelights in Fall, zone 5?

kuriooo(5)August 31, 2008


I can't seem to find the answer to this in a quick search.

I live in zone 5, MI. I'd like to add some more limelights to my yard but am not sure if this is recommended as a fall planting due to my zone.

Any advice?

Thanks in advance!

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ostrich(3a AB)

I am in zone 5b and I planted a few paniculata hydrangeas (which Limelight belongs to) in the fall in previous years, and I had no problem with them at all.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2008 at 6:43PM
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I live N.E. Michigan near Alpena. I have planted paniculatas in Sept, they did great. I put extra mulch around them the first year.
Good luck


    Bookmark   August 31, 2008 at 9:23PM
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I have two...both planted in the early fall. Both are doing great, and quickly becoming my favorite hydrangeas.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2008 at 10:15PM
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goodhors(z5 MI)

Go for it, fall is shrub and tree planting time in Michigan. I have the best luck with stuff planted then. Roots grow until the ground freezes, even if the leaves fall off. Water well until the fall rains get going.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2008 at 9:15PM
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