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Multiply lily of the valley - that's how it's done

Multiply lily of the valley - that's how it's done


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Lily of the valley are poisonous

Lily of the valley are especially at home in shady areas of the garden. If you want to increase your lily of the valley, you should pay attention to a few things.

Lily of the valley are poisonous
Lily of the valley bloom in May and June, smell wonderful and are also suitable as ground cover. Warning: lily of the valley are poisonous! If you would like to multiply them, the months of June and July are the best time. To do this, the roots of the lily of the valley, which grow very flat in the ground, are loosened from the ground at the edges with your hands, then lifted and excavated with a shovel. If the roots break, this is not so bad, lily of the valley are very robust in this case.

Fill plant holes with compost
After digging out the lily of the valley, you can potted the plants or spread them elsewhere. Always shake as much soil from the roots as possible. Alternatively, you can cut off pieces of root. You must then lay this flat in the ground, this happens at a depth of about ten centimeters. The planting holes or planting gutters (for the root pieces) should then be filled with compost so that the lily of the valley can grow back perfectly. The flowers are not exactly demanding when it comes to care, they just don't like the blazing sun.