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Q.Winter protection

Zone Tryon Oklahoma | SandraC added on November 5, 2017 | Answered

I have three mosquito plants (citronella) and I am worried that the winter will kill them. Should I keep them in the house all winter or can they be left outside on the patio as long as it is not freezing out?

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Answered on November 6, 2017

These are pretty sensitive to the cold. You can grow them as indoor plants relatively easily. Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/scented-geranium/mosquito-citronella-geranium-plant.htm

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