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Q.Chinese lantern stays green

Zone J8G 2T1 | sharmer_lostriver65 added on November 4, 2016 | Answered

Why does my Chinese lantern stay green? My Chinese lantern does not go to the orange color.

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Answered on November 4, 2016

I am not sure why this would be. One possibility is that they are not ripening, and thus not turning orange. This could happen if they don't get enough light, or if the temperatures turn colder before they ripen- much like green tomatoes at the end of the growing season.

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