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overwintering baby hawaiian woodrose???

Posted by stabby_loryn zone 5 (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 22, 07 at 19:32

I Live in Central Pennsylvania in a Zone 5 area. Last August I started 2 Baby Hawaiian Woodrose plants. I grew them under HID's through the winter and they are now 25-30ft giant vines growing in a 20 gallon tub with an obelisk in it. They run over the obelisk and up some fencing to the roof of our home. The season is getting late now and I really want to keep them so they may flower next year. If kept above freezing in the dark, will they go dormant? How can I keep them through the winter without using my HID's? Any help is MUCH appreciated. I'll be overwintering a few Brugmansias in a basement and was wondering if the BHW could do the same.


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RE: overwintering baby hawaiian woodrose???

Most who have had success with 'over-wintering' any type of Argyreia woodrose have done so in a greenhouse type of environment...sometimes the root will overwinter in the dark,but when it goes dormnant it is prone to decay...

Good Luck...(!)

TTY,...

Ron


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RE: overwintering baby hawaiian woodrose???

I have the giant hawaiian woodrose, and wonder the same thing, my basement does get some sun thru the window but not for long. Use flourescent lights?


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