Plant bareroots in spring?

linda888April 5, 2014

Hello! I am in central Ohio. Last fall I bought a bunch of bareoot peonies intending to plant them in the fall like you are supposed to. But then I never planted them :-( Now it is April. Should I plant them now? If I wait until fall will they still be alive to plant them then? Or should I throw them away and just buy new ones?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Plant them now, in the garden or pot them up. If you don't do it soon you might as well throw them away. These are living plants, not dormant bulbs, don't let them die. Al

    Bookmark   April 6, 2014 at 10:04AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

If they still feel somewhat firm and strong, go ahead and plant them. If they are too brittle and dry and even breaking apart in your hands -- it might be too far gone already.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 11:54AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Ok thank you very much.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 7:49AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Springhill Kirinmaru Peony
I just received Kirinmaru Peony from Springhill. The...
Itoh fertility
I know that Itoh peonies can't bear viable seeds, but...
Adelman's Itoh Offerings for 2015
Has anyone seen Adelman's new peony catalog yet? They...
Double Pink Fernleaf
I have seen the most beautiful pink double fernleaf,...
seedy advice
Scarification we've all been there. But No matter what...
bragu_DSM 5
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™