Oleander folks...

myrtleoak(z7 TN)May 27, 2007

What should I do next winter to insure that my "hardy red" oleander makes it? Is mulching enough? I have it on the south next to the carport. Should I expect some defoliation or slight dieback? Also, does anyone know how much increased hardiness "hardy red" exhibits in comparison to other varieties?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
intimidator_3(7a TN)

Weve got two here, one pink and one red. This late freeze we had this year was a little hard on them both. The pink had a little die-back at the ends of the branches but is going strong now. The red that we have looked as though it had died all together but is now growing from the base again by leaps and bounds. Both of these are on the west side of our house in unirrigated beds and have been here for 4 and 3 years now respectively with very little mulch and care.

Doug

    Bookmark   May 27, 2007 at 10:48PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Evergreen trees with large leaves
I'm seeing them all around and wonder what they are?...
ryseryse_2004
Japanese Beetle traps & Milky Spore?
I think I read a post on one of the rose forums where...
krikit
Which Fruit Trees to plant?
I just purchased 3 acres and a small house. The entire...
hopin4rain
The early daffodils - ID?
Yesterday when driving around Blount County, I noticed...
RedBird_TN
**** 2015 East Tennessee / Knoxville-Area Plant Events ****
From the Events page of the East Tennessee Plant Swap...
brandon7 TN_zone
Sponsored Products
Diner Bar Stool Set of 3 in Black
$269.00 | LexMod
Elkhorn Duvet Cover
$109.99 | Dot & Bo
Char-Griller Table Top Cover - 2455
$22.17 | Hayneedle
Mentone Rectangular: 5 Ft. x 8 Ft. Rug
Bellacor
Oleander Canopy Bed Frame
$429.99 | zulily
Ozark Folk Art Reclaimed Tin Letter M
Overstock.com
Swag Style Canyon Waves Shade Plug-In Chandelier
Lamps Plus
Marley Off-White Curtain Panel - 108" x 96"
$695.00 | FRONTGATE
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™