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Planting in Zone 7 Virginia

Posted by addicted2wsing z7Piedmont (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 22, 06 at 16:56

When do you plant canna's in zone 7 and how deep do you plant them? Is there anything special that you need to do for them when you plant them?
Thanks for any and all help.


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RE: Planting in Zone 7 Virginia

You can probally be safe planting them march 20. I would only do a small portion of your rizozomes then to be safe and april 1 is the best bet. Since we are having a mild winter throughout the US mid march could be safe this time around. There should be about an inch of dirt between the rizozome and the air..Hope this helps

RE: Planting in Zone 7 Virginia

Thanks for your reply and yes it does help. I have them in a dark cool closet and they seem to be doing ok right now. I know they are going to be beautiful and I want to make sure I don't loose them.

Again Thanks

RE: Planting in Zone 7 Virginia

I've been fortunate with canas that I've planted next to the garage foundation. I think it keeps them warm in the winter, I don't take them out and they are coming back; about 3 inches tall now.

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