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    Hi, novice gardener here, i have planted some lanterns in small pots 10 to 15 cm

    the lanterns are at about 10 to 15 cm tall now, what should i do with them now?

    thanks Clint

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    Welcome to the vine, where are you?

    Plant them out but beware they are invasive!
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    Gardening requires a lot of water - most of it in the form of perspiration. Lou Erickson, critic and poet

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    Quote Originally Posted by roitelet View Post
    Welcome to the vine, where are you?

    Plant them out but beware they are invasive!
    Hi, i am in the UK and intent to grow them in pots

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    Not so sure they will do well in pots. Why can't you grow them in the ground?
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    Quote Originally Posted by roitelet View Post
    Not so sure they will do well in pots. Why can't you grow them in the ground?
    most of the ground space is taken with other plants and its quite a small back yard.

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    If you don't have a lot of space you don't want them ing the ground. Try them in a big tub where they will have room to spread. They seem to prefer a shady position but I have seen them growing in full sun. What they do seem to need is moisture. They will get tall, about two feet so will need some support.
    Gardening requires a lot of water - most of it in the form of perspiration. Lou Erickson, critic and poet

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