Pomagrante - how to winterize?

bedford8a(8a)November 25, 2011

I'm at my mother-in-law's in Lubbock and she has brought her dwarf pomagrante tree into her sunroom for the winter. The leaves are turning yellow and falling off. Why is this? Is it deciduous?

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It could be too much water and/or not enough light. Also, make sure the plant doesn't receives hot air from the heating system (if any).


    Bookmark   November 25, 2011 at 10:46AM
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They are deciduous and most varieties are hardy to about 15 deg. My dwarf survived 17 deg. last winter with no damage.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2011 at 11:55AM
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carrie751(z7/8 TX)

Mine has been inground for 7 years, and has survived ALL the winters, including last year's, with the prolonged freezing weather.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2011 at 12:33PM
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Mine...I never worried about it for years now. Cold, no problem. But of course, it's in the ground...potted plant might be a bit different

    Bookmark   November 27, 2011 at 10:28PM
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pjtexgirl(7b DFW)

The one at my mom's house survived 3 degrees. It was in ground and well established.

    Bookmark   November 28, 2011 at 10:33AM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

My neighbor's plant in down town Austin survived the great cold front of '87 where it got down to 3 degrees.

    Bookmark   November 28, 2011 at 12:06PM
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