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Q.Winter Sun Damage.

Zone 08533 | eddiearms added on October 12, 2021 | Answered

I have planted Japanese Spurge under a tree that receives very little sun. My concern is Winter, when all the leaves have dropped and hours of afternoon sun will cover this area. Am I right to be concerned? Thanks for any replies.

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Answered on October 13, 2021

The increased sun angle, and decreased daylight hours will be enough to keep it from getting too beat up over winter.

If you find that the sun does scorch the plant, you might try and erect a shade cloth for a portion of the day.

Here is some information on the care of the plant:



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