SUPER SALVIAS

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  1. NigelJ

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    @Glynne Williams You could take cuttings and bring one a young one as a replacement for the old ones.
     
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    Yes I've done that in the past but usually at the end of the season as a sort of 'cutting back' but the shoots I was looking at were woody with tiny this-year's-shoots. It just struck me that these pot-grown Salvias 'live' in pots and depleat their compost. I usually topdress with leafmould and have occasionally repotted them after 2-3 years. My question really was what OTHER'S did? How often do you repot, and when perhaps?
     
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    The only salvia I currently have in a pot as a large plant is Amistad. This gets repotted every year just after it decides to send up new shoots.
     
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    Cheers! We've got about 6 different varieties in 'big' pots outside and about the same inside over winter which get planted out after frosts. I will be taking cuttings from some of these because there will be quite big shoots by then.
     
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    Lots of green showing both outside and indoors. Still not long enough for good cuttings though!
     
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    stormy pink - from Great Dixter
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