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when to take and how to store cannas?

Posted by zinnia_blooms missouri zone 6 (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 19, 09 at 9:14

i have some cannas that i would like to have for next year dont know if there hardy or not , when do you cut them dig them up and how to store them anyone help ?


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RE: when to take and how to store cannas?

Cannas must be protected from freezing. See below:
Digging and storing cannas has been discussed in several threads. Do a search for "Canna Storage Suggestions" or follow the link:
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/canna/msg1022430619189.html?39
Remember that each of us has their own particular circumstances and one may need to modify the suggestions to fit their needs and abilities.
In zone 6 and colder, you will likely need to dig your cannas and divide the clumps and replant in the spring after danger of frost has passed; in zone 7 some are able to mulch well and leave their cannas in the ground (do not leave in exposed containers).

Kent


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