Moving Columbine?

pamritchie(z6KY)March 31, 2005

Can I move columbine this time of year? How?

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mike_g_(Zone 5b OH)

Columbine is very tough. It is best to get as much dirt as you can around it. It also has a long tap root. I think this time of year you could bare root them and replant right away. Need to water good for couple weeks.

Mike G

    Bookmark   March 31, 2005 at 4:59PM
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bakemom_gw(z6 Central Ohio)

I have done it a few times. Mike is right. It's got a tough tap root and those who have been transplanted well for me had a significant rootball (packed in dirt) around them. I haven't had great luck bare root transplanting, but I didn't do it this early either. They're silly easy to grow from seeds, so I just broadcast and let them re-sow each year.

    Bookmark   March 31, 2005 at 8:58PM
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