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can I save my corn plant due to freeze

Zone college station texas | jama53 added on December 18, 2013 | Answered

I have a corn plant that did get a very light freeze, and the leaves turned brown and are wilting. Can it be saved?

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Heather
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Answered on December 21, 2013

Likely not. That wilting you see is a result of the cell walls in the plant being punctured by ice crystals. The cell walls act much like water balloons and when they are punctured by an ice crystal, they pop and deflate like a water balloon would.

This article will help you in the future to protect your plants from light frost and freezes:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/protect-plants-in-freeze.htm

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