Do Fruit Trees/Bushes Need Sunlight in the Winter

lawanddisorder(6)December 12, 2013

I have a bunch of potted fruit trees and bushes in my backyard orchard, and I need to move them into my unheated garage to help them get through the winter cold. However, my garage has no windows, and rarely gets opened, so the plants would get basically no light at all during the winter.

Is this okay? Do plants need light throughout their winter dormancy?

If so, can I just put a couple cheap lights in there with them, or would they need a more high powered lighting system?

Thanks!

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Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

Only the leaves need light so you need light if and only if there are leaves on the tree.

Scott

    Bookmark   December 12, 2013 at 2:25PM
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lawanddisorder(6)

Thanks, Scott.

    Bookmark   December 12, 2013 at 2:53PM
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