Is mid-September too late for planting shrubs, specifically potentillas, in Cumberland Country?


Is mid-September too late for planting shrubs in Cumberland Country? Specifically, I was considering potentillas.


Lynne M. Holland, Horticulture and Social Media Professional

Mid to late September is an excellent time to plant shrubs and trees in Cumberland County.  This fact sheet from the UNH Extension covers the risks and rewards of fall planting. Personally, it is my favorite time to plant as weeds have slowed down and it is generally wetter in the fall.