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Q.Frost protection in South-central Florida.

Zone 33872 | njking28562 added on January 3, 2018 | Answered

We have some tropical flowers and tomatoes and the forecast is for below freezing. What can we do to preserve the plants and what should they be covered with?

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Answered on January 3, 2018

This is very unfortunate. I would suggest mulching heavily, and covering with with burlap, making sure that nothing is getting crushed. It is likely that they will sustain some damage but doing this will make it more likely that they will survive.

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