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To Divide or Sew Seeds?


By Truckie

Derbyshire, United Kingdom Gb

can you divide them if so when is the best time

On plant Pulsatilla vulgaris ( pasque flower )



You can do either. Sow the seeds fresh and push them back into the compost if the plumes pushn them out (or cut plumes off before sowing). They should germinate in 2 weeks and flower the following year. To divide the original plants, lift them and divide them into rooted pieces, each with a stem and some roots. Pot the pieces up in a sandy soil and don't bury the crown.

17 May, 2010


Personally I would recommend growing from seed. Pulsatilla's have a long tap root and if this is damaged they will not do well. Digging them up almost always breaks said tap root.

17 May, 2010

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