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16/02/2013 at 15:02

I have a beautiful white fuschia growing in the wrong place.Is it possible to move it to a better site without doing too much damage to it ? I would appreciate any advice 

16/02/2013 at 15:10

How big is it?

16/02/2013 at 15:11

It's roughly 3ft high 

16/02/2013 at 15:23

It's roughly 3ft high. Probably should have been pruned but it didn't happen.

16/02/2013 at 15:25

Hi Delores2 get as much of the root ball as you can ,and dig a similar hole as the root ball in the  right place sprinkle some general fertiliser and back fill removing any air pockets as you go ,and be careful of your back it will be quite heavy .


16/02/2013 at 15:29

Hi Clogherhead,thanks for adcice. Should I cut it back before moving or move it as it is ?. 

16/02/2013 at 15:37

I would cut it back to 3 -4 in from the base new shoots will appear through out the year


16/02/2013 at 15:38

Thanks for your help. I will do it tomorrow.

16/02/2013 at 15:39

Sorry forgot to mention give it lots of water to settle it in and then every other day


16/02/2013 at 15:40

Thanks again. Will do

16/02/2013 at 17:20

It will be fine being moved at this time of year. I don't prune mine till early spring anyway when I cut them right down.

16/02/2013 at 17:22

Thanks Busy-Lizzie

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