Crown Of Thorns
Q.

Saving a plant after a freeze

Zone Mesquite, TX | cstarks added on December 13, 2017 | Answered

My Crown of Thorns got zapped by a freeze we had. It is a 4 foot tall plant. One short section made it fine, the rest of the leaves are droopy and look bad. How should I nurse it back to life?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on December 13, 2017

The only thing you can do is let those leaves fall off, and bring it in to recover on its own. If ,after a few months, it starts to put out growth again, you may give it some fertilizer to help it come back. You don't want to do this until you know it is on its way to recovery, though.

This article will refresh you on the care needs of this plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/crown-of-thorns/crown-of-thorns-houseplant.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Crown Of Thorns
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More