Echium Plants
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winter protection of plants

Zone eastbourne, sussex.england | m cullen added on March 3, 2017 | Answered

This year I used green fleece in my echium pininata. However, I have just discovered those covered have dropped most of their leaves when those not covered and growing well. I never had this trouble with white fleece. Your comments please.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 4, 2017

Though these products can certainly offer protection, there is danger of excess heat and moisture building up; even on cold days.
Wait and see, and I suspect your plants will recover.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/plant-covering-materials.htm

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