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Q.Storing tender perennials, elephant ears, canna, pineapple lilies?

Zone West Boylston 01583. Zone 5/6 | Anonymous added on September 5, 2019 | Answered

In the past have cut down, removed dirt, stored in milk crates in the cellar.Would like to cut them back, store in the pots they grew in, then put them in the cellar for the winter.  I will not be available during the winter

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Answered on September 8, 2019

Usually if they are stored in soil in pots, they need an occasional watering during the winter. You would be better off to store them the way you have in past. Here are more options:

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