Chinese Lantern Plants
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About Chinese lanterns…what can I do to make them turn orange?

Zone Burlington VT | Anonymous added on October 10, 2018 | Answered

When do the Chinese Lanterns that are now greebnturn into orange? Is there a way of hastening this process as frost comes early in Vermont

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 15, 2018

You can try adding fertilizers with high potassium and phosphorus. These two will help promote ripening. Here is an article on care of the plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/chinese-lantern/caring-for-chinese-lanterns.htm

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