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Q.Cedar in containers

Zone Pocatello idaho | Anonymous added on September 21, 2019 | Answered

I have a 3’ cedar I dug from ground in Blackfoot, Idaho. I want to put in a container but afraid it will freeze or die. First can I plant it in container and second if so, how do I protect the roots in freezing weather. Thanks inadvance

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Answered on September 22, 2019

You don't say what kind of cedar but they are typically too large for a container, however I included information on planting in containers. In the winter you can move the container to an unheated garage or shed and water occasionally.


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