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Harry Lauder's Walking Stick (9 of 16)

Plant in moist, but well drained soil.
Prune non-contorted branches at any time, prune others in late winter as needed.
Plant in full sun to light shade; flowering is better in sun.
Height: 8-10 feet
Width: 6-8 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; water regularly in dry spells during growing season; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; water regularly in dry spells during growing season; apply mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or very early fall; apply mulch after first hard frost; water regularly in dry spells during growing season.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; apply mulch in fall; water regularly in dry spells during growing season.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; water regularly in dry spells during growing season.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; water regularly in dry spells during growing season.

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