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Overwintering Hardy Fuchsias in Zone 5

Anonymous added on September 18, 2011 | Answered

I just purchased a Hardy fuchsia. How do I care for it in Zone 5? It is in a pot now. Should I plant it in the ground and mulch it?

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Nikki
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Answered on September 19, 2011

If you want to put it in the garden, then yes, cut it down and give it a generous covering with mulch over winter. It can also be over wintered indoors. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/fuchsia/fuchsia-winter-care.htm

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