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How to Care for Autumn Sedum During the Winter?


mrogan_tn@comcast.net added on November 11, 2011 | Answered

How do you care for autumn sedum during winter?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 13, 2011

Many people cut them to the ground this time of year. These plants have a hard time surviving the winter so you can expect about a 50/50 chance of them surviving regardless of what you do. However, you can take steps in order to protect them over winter. This article will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/chrysanthemum/wintering-mums.htm

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Nikki
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Answered on November 12, 2011

Wait until after the first frost and then cut the plant back to about a couple inches. Apply a fair amount of straw mulch to keep it well protected over winter. You can also choose to leave your sedum plants alone until spring (trimming back the same amount), allowing the foliage to provide the plant with winter protection.

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mrogan_tn@comcast.net
Answered on November 13, 2011

What do you do to care for Mums this time of year? Do you deadhead these plants to keep them blooming?

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