Don’s Expert Answers: Can I relocate this plant

Question From:
Sophie Thompson in Tootgarook, Mornington Peninsula Victoria

Nature of problem:
Can I relocate this plant

Type of Plant (if known):
Adenanthos sericeus (Woolly Bush)

Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):

Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:

How often do you water the plant:
Don’t water

How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
All day sun

How long since you planted it:
Unknown (new to me garden)

Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:

Is the plant indoors or outdoors:

Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:

What other treatments have you given the plant:

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Other Comments:
Is it possible to relocate a 1 metre high Woolly Bush plant, and if so, when would be the best time of year.

Hi Sophie, Sadly it will almost certainly die if moved. Many Australian native plants do not survive major root disturbance. Don