Peony location

white72gs455(Zone 4 MN)August 8, 2012

I have received a couple peony sets, I have heavy clay soil down about a foot. Will peont primevere thrive in this soil? How close can these be planted to pine trees?

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wieslaw59

Pine tree needles make the soil very acid, which is not good for peonies. They prefer slightly alkaline soil.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2012 at 8:19PM
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pamelasv(5)

There are many websites out there that talk all about peonies and their care. I was just reading they must have well drained soil, so clay is an absolute no no. : )

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 9:50PM
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