Frost... Red Twig Dogwoods

soilsenasuilMarch 26, 2012

Hi, I have some year old Red Twig Dogwoods (3 regular, 2 variegated) and we will have a frost advisory. They have just put out new leaves...should I cover them, or leave them alone. Thank you! Soilsenasuil

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gardengal48

Leave them alone. These are some of the most cold hardy shrubs available. Frost damage to foliage should be slight, if any, and the plant can withstand a complete defoliation should catastrophic temperatures befall :-)

    Bookmark   March 26, 2012 at 4:03PM
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soilsenasuil

Thank you!

    Bookmark   March 26, 2012 at 4:09PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

let me put it this way.. if you figure out how to kill them.. let us know .. lol ...

hardy or not.. that does not mean tender leaves wont be damaged.. it simply means you can beat this thing with a stick.. and it aint gunna care ...

ken

    Bookmark   March 26, 2012 at 4:48PM
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