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Q.I Want To Wait To Spring Clean Beds To Protect Butterflies, Etc And Need To Know If Recommended Consistent 50 Degree Temperature I

Zone 21037 | Anonymous added on March 8, 2022 | Answered

I want to wait to spring clean beds to protect butterflies, etc and need to know if recommended consistent 50 degree temperature is day or night temps? Thank you.

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Answered on March 10, 2022

I found an extension reference that said 50 degrees F overnight. That makes sense because the eggs won't hatch while it is still cold, and often nighttime temperatures are still in the 30s and 40s when daytime temperatures are in the 50s.



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