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Does Russian Sage transplant well?

Posted by shelli563 zone 6 MA (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 13, 08 at 20:33

I have a 2 year old Russian Sage that I need to relocate. Do they transplant easily? I'll need to move it this week. Any special advice to make this a successful transplant?

Thanks,
Shelli


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RE: Does Russian Sage transplant well?

I've moved Russian Sage a couple of times with no problems. A two year old plant shouldn't be too difficult, just take plenty of soil with it.


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RE: Does Russian Sage transplant well?

I also had no problems with moving, this is just the best plant, comes back every year, no deadheading, and blooms for over 2 months, the most beautiful blue ever!! I moved one in spring last year and it bloomed fine, a little shorter than the others, but it was still gorgeous and showed no signs of sulking at all. Have fun, and enjoy them!! I ordered some little spires, which are surpose to be dwarf russian sages this year, hope they are just as beautiful, it's my favorite plant, more like a shrub and a no brainer.


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RE: Does Russian Sage transplant well?

Perovskia is a shrub--often referred to as a sub-shrub. It transplants very easily, but always do it in spring. Usually dies if fall transplanted.


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RE: Does Russian Sage transplant well?

Thank you all for the help. The one I'm moving is the basic Russian Sage. I'll move it today, but should I give it more water than usual the first few weeks? I know they don't need much water, if any, under normal conditions.

I also have a 2 yr old Little Spire, but this one is an 'underperformer' for me. Perhaps because it is in partial sun.. I may move that one too :)


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