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Transplant a Blooming Hollyhock and seedling 101A

Posted by maggie_berry z6CT (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 4, 07 at 20:34

Hi,
I have a beautiful Hollyhock in bloom that I would like to transplant to a new garden.
I understand that Hollyhock has a taproot and should not be moved.
I was wondering if I waited until the fall, would the plant survive the move.
Also, if I can not move this plant can I catch the seeds and plant them in the new bed.
Will I see seedlings this fall if I water the seeds and baby them?
Or would you just sprinkle the seeds and let winter and mother nature take over?


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RE: Transplant a Blooming Hollyhock and seedling 101A

You certainly don't need to baby hollyhock seeds. I always get a few seedlings without doing anything at all.


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RE: Transplant a Blooming Hollyhock and seedling 101A

Hollyhocks are short lived perennials, so you always want to let some reseed. I doubt you'll have luck moving a mature plant, even in the fall.


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RE: Transplant a Blooming Hollyhock and seedling 101A

Thank you both so much, I will leave the mother plant and sprinkle the seeds in the new bed.
Maggie


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