Hollyhocks - Knowledgebase Question

Painesville, OH (Zone 5B)
Question by caro1620
August 14, 2007
Can I transplant hollyhocks? I would like to move some to another spot.


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Answer from NGA
August 14, 2007

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You can certainly moved newly germinated seedlings and first year plants. Mature plants however are difficult to move due to their large root systems. Also, many plants seem to act like biennials meaning they bloom in their second year and then die off. If you want to move some smaller, younger plants, early September would be a good time to do it.

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