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Peony location

Posted by white72gs455 Zone 4 MN (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 8, 12 at 19:39

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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RE: Peony location

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


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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. : )


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