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Q.I Just Purchased Eugenia Topiaries And I Live In Zone 6. Can I Cover Them With Plastic Or Blankets To Keep Them From Dying In The

Zone Belleville I 62221 | Anonymous added on June 2, 2022 | Answered

winter? I planted these in the ground outside before I knew they where not recommended for my zone

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on June 10, 2022

Your best bet is to plant them in containers, and bring them indoors or to a non-freezing area like a garage, for the winter. Just covering them in winter probably won't protect them enough. They cannot tolerate temperatures below 25 degrees F.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/eugenia/growing-eugenia-plants.htm

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