Winter Care

ilovetogrow z9 Jax FloridaOctober 20, 2012

What do you do to your Herchuras to get ready for winter? I am new to them and need advice to properly care for them. I thank you in advance. Have a great grow day, Paula

ps. this is Rootbeer which has grown great for me here.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
vivian_2010

Your Rootbeer looks great (love that name). I am in Zone 5a so much colder than your zone. I typically do not do anything special for winterizing heucheras. Fortunately even for my zone, they stay evergreen (almost). I also do not apply extra mulch or any special protection. Just leave them the way they are. I have not lost any over the last few years.

Vivian

    Bookmark   October 20, 2012 at 6:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Cher(6 SW OH)

I do nothing at all. They are evergreen here so there is no cutting back or protection needed.
Cher

    Bookmark   October 21, 2012 at 7:03AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

I do not do anything for them other than to keep fallen leaves away from them, as slugs use them for cover to munch away all winter here in the Pacific Northwest.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2012 at 3:25PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
darobi2459(5)

Do you cut them back in spring? Im in central il, and mine (plum pudding, silverscrolls,berrysmoothy) all stayed evergreen from the mild winter. first winter with them :)

    Bookmark   March 11, 2013 at 1:52AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Magnum
Got 4 Magnum heuchera today for $12. They are great...
sherrygirl zone5
Pics today of some of the Heucheras...
Grabbed some pics today for a topic on a different...
funnthsun z7A - Southern VA
Blooming in winter?
Three of my heuchera are putting out flower spikes....
cakbu
heuchera died
I went heuchera crazy this season and ended up with...
southerngardening24
Heuchera as Indoor Houseplant?
Hello! I am new to this forum and am considering getting...
sapphirelydia
Sponsored Products
Distressed Terra-Cotta Planter
$39.99 | zulily
Designers Fountain 6703 Belize 3 Light Bath Bar in Chrome Finish - 6703-CH
$125.50 | Hayneedle
Designers Fountain Eco-Gem LED6319 Mini Pendant - Oil Rubbed Bronze - LED6319-AR
$119.50 | Hayneedle
Thomas O'Brien Martine Hand Knotted Area Rug
FRONTGATE
Lanai Tablecloth 68" x 108"
$145.90 | Horchow
Green Grany Garden Glove
$24.99 | zulily
Beside Table Lamp for Bedroom Lighting-Gemini
ParrotUncle
Scalamandre Juin Bouquet Decorative Pillow
$229.00 | FRONTGATE
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™