Advice Needed - First Tree Peony

mwieder(z5 NE OH)June 17, 2009

I just took the plunge and ordered my first Tree Peony (Prometheus from Klehm's). The site I have for it is back of the perennial border, up against a wall and gets full sun until about 1:30 every day. With regards to soil, what should I put in the hole? I have bags of the following in my garage, but can pickup something else, if I don't have the right stuff - I just want to give it the best soil to thrive:

Mushroom Compost

Expanded Shale

Sphagnum Peat

Dehydrateed Cow Manure


Woodchip Mulch

Generic Top Soil

thanks for your time!

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A mix of equal parts topsoil and composted horse manure works for me.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 9:45PM
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