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Red Robin , when do I need to bring them inside?

Posted by wertach 7 SC (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 18, 11 at 14:08

I'm trying Red Robins for a winter toms experiment. It is still 70's + during the day, sometimes dipping in to the high 40's at night.

They are about 6" tall now. Very healthy.

Would I be better off bringing them inside at night when it is going to be below 50? If I do bring them in at night I would have to put them back out at 6 AM when I leave for work, still cold, or leave them inside and they don't get the much needed direct sun.


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RE: Red Robin , when do I need to bring them inside?

They will grow slowly below 55 or so .If the frost hits them they are done for. Can you put them inside by a sunny window ? I have some Tiny Tim's in the window doing nicely.


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RE: Red Robin , when do I need to bring them inside?

Well, the weather Lady solved it yesterday morning. She predicted 30's for last night, so I moved them inside. It got down to 35.

I put them in my Dads old house, in the sunniest room for now. It stays above 50 and gets morning to midday sun. I am remodeling it and sweet thing liked that idea better than putting them in our kitchen.:) I won't have much sun in my sunniest room, the kitchen, until the leaves fall off of my oak trees.


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