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Blue Dracaena - overwintering

Posted by jersey325 zone 6 (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 2, 08 at 15:35

Hi everyone, We bought 2 Blue Dracaena this year and grew them in large containers by our pool. Well the plants are now about 3 ft x 3 ft approximately..my question is, what am I supposed to do with them during the winter? They are a bit too big to have sitting in our house...any ideas? Do I wrap them up & put them in a garage or do I dig them up? Help! I live in zone 6.


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RE: Blue Dracaena - overwintering

As long as you can keep them form severe frost, they'll be fine. Should be okay containerized in your garage as long as temps stay above freezing. Good luck!


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RE: Blue Dracaena - overwintering

Would it be too much trouble to ask if you could post a photo. I have never seen a BLUE draceana. I am in the same situation with a lotus vine ^lotus berthelotii^(not the water lotus) that is only hardy to 25* F. i think the garage would be a fairly safe bet as long as it stays above freezing but under 45-50* at night. It could break dormancy if it is allowed to warm up too much.


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