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15/05/2012 at 14:11

I have two Skimmia Reevesiana covered in berries and with no sign yet of flowers - I'd like to move them to a shadier spot.  When is the best time to do this?

Look forward to your advice, many thanks.

15/05/2012 at 16:22

They're best moved in late autumn when not in active growth. Be careful to plant it at exactly the same depth as it is, as planting too deep can prevent flowers and berries forming.

15/05/2012 at 20:38

Alina W - thank you for your reply - I shall have to be patient and wait until Autumn.  You've come to my rescue yet again - the last time was on the 'old site' when I had a query about pyracantha - I followed your advice re. feeding and pruning and the plants are much improved, thank you.

15/05/2012 at 21:07

My pleasure, Pinkpeony. Nice to see another old face

09/12/2013 at 03:23

My skimmia is in flower but never had any berries,when is the best time to move it

09/12/2013 at 08:32

Now will be fine - as has been said above - be particularly careful not to plant too deep. 

09/12/2013 at 19:47

Liz- Some Skimmia's will never berry because they are male. 

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