Aster Plants
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Winterizing Asters

sharney added on November 11, 2012 | Answered

I've never had asters before. Do I treat them like mums? How to treat asters over winter.

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    Nikki
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    Answered on November 12, 2012

    The hardy types do not require any special attention over winter. It does help to leave the foilage as added protection during winter freezes, or you can cover with mulch. Once new growth begins in spring, any old growth may be pruned back.

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