Mock Orange Bushes

Mock Orange Shrub Protection From Frost

Mazhop01 added on January 10, 2016 | Answered

Do I need to cover established mock orange bushes from frost?

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Answered on January 10, 2016

Pruning in late summer helps the plant get ready for winter.
Keeping the plant watered well into the winter freeze.
Adding 5 to 6 inches of good hardwood mulch around the base of the plants will help insulate the roots.
If the temperatures are well below normal for the Mock Oranges growing zone--4-10, you can cover the shrub with a sheet at night. Remove during the day.

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