Today, I was finally able to transplant 4 large Cast Iron Plants (Aspidistra elatior) that my landscape designer friend gave me a few weeks ago. They had sat in plastic compost bags with nothing but a little bit of water, but looked none the worse for wear. I think this points to why they are named Cast Iron Plant and also points out their hardiness, something that will be required in this particular part of my garden.

I am trying to “green up” things in the back garden, as it can look a little brown and dusty during the heat of Summer.


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2 thoughts on “Video: Transplanting Cast Iron Plant”

  1. Hello, i just subscribed to your podcast and wanted to let you know how much i really enjoyed your first episode on the Cast Iron plants.


    1. Thanks for the kind words. While the videos are somewhat infrequent right now, I have done video and audio podcasts in the past. You should be able to find them using this link from the WelchWrite Search Page –

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