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When should I cut back my hardy fuchsia?
Prune your hardy fuchsias in late March or April once the new growth begins to show. In colder parts of the country, leave it until all risk of frost has passed. Using sharp secateurs to prevent damage, cut back every stem to a pair of leaf buds around 7cm to 10cm above the earth.
Are hardy fuchsias perennials?
But Fuchsias are not so fragile beauties. Some are quite hardy and can withstand temperatures down to -10ºF (-23ºC) and grow in USDA Hardiness Zones 6.
|Plant Type||Perennials, Shrubs|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Soil Drainage||Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained|
How do you divide hardy fuchsias?
Shake the root ball gently to remove the excess soil. Examine the fuchsia and remove any dead or dying foliage before dividing the root ball in half or in thirds with your hands or a spade. Gently pull the fuchsia apart with your hands, paying attention that each section contains healthy root shoots.
How tall do hardy fuchsias grow UK?
Small Flower Fuchsias that are Hardy
Fuchsia magellanica grows tall, often reaching as high as 2.5 m, and it is very wind tolerant. This would explain why it has been a popular choice planted as a windbreak to protect early flower and vegetable crops in the extreme south west.
Are fuchsias perennial UK?
Are fuchsia plants annual or perennial? In fact, fuchsias are tender perennials. This means that you can grow these plants outside if you live in a very warm climate and they will come back year after year.