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Will lettuce & cabbage plants survive low 20's

Posted by kousa Zone 6 (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 9, 14 at 17:37

Anyone knows if head lettuce and savoy cabbage plants survive temps in the low 20's? I just bought some seedlings and want to plant them but I just found out that my area will have one cold day in the next 5 days where temps can get to the low 20's at night.


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RE: Will lettuce & cabbage plants survive low 20's

I sure wouldn't risk them. 30's is one thing for them, lower 20s is something else. If you decide to plant them anyway then plan to cover them too.

Dave


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RE: Will lettuce & cabbage plants survive low 20's

  • Posted by glib 5.5 (My Page) on
    Sun, Mar 9, 14 at 19:37

Mature plants will survive, but not seedlings - they are a lot more tender.


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RE: Will lettuce & cabbage plants survive low 20's

A lot depends on whether they've been hardened off. I wouldn't count on it with newly-purchased seedlings.


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RE: Will lettuce & cabbage plants survive low 20's

Many thanks for your responses. You all have saved my seedlings. Thank you.


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