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Can I divide a canna bought in a pot now?

Pasco, WA(Zone 6b)

I bought 2 pots of Tropicanna cannas today. Each one has 2 plants in the pot. Can I separate these and plant them in the ground in different places or will that hurt the cannas? Would they be easy to separate if that is okay to do? I have never grow a canna before.

Thank you,
Sherry

cullman, AL(Zone 7b)

i would say yes.. you can divide cannas from what I understand anytime, but its best spring and fall.. I'm in the same zone as you and I broke one of mine apart the other day before planting.. They are very easy to separate, you just have to make sure theres at least a few eyes on each piece..
jen

Bessemer, AL(Zone 8b)

i dig and separate mine from spring to fall. go ahead and separate them

Coal Center, PA(Zone 6a)

You should be able to easily divide them now with no problems.
Keep well watered and add a little fertilizer to help them establish.

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