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Daturas: Over wintering in Texas..........

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

November 9, 2012
8:46 AM

Post #9328810

I grew some Datura this year and was wondering how to make it live through the winter here in Austin. Our ground doesn't freeze, so would I just cut it back and mulch or what. Does anybody know?

Also collected a lot of seed from white and double purple, should I plant it now, or wait until spring?

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bezziec

bezziec
Beverly Pflugerville, TX
(Zone 8b)

August 6, 2014
7:54 AM

Post #9911488

Morgan, I planted seeds in pots in my greenhouse last November. The plants were healthy and about 15" tall by spring. I have mine in pots, so don't know about the overwintering.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

August 6, 2014
1:43 PM

Post #9911779

The ones in the ground croaked...but my one in a pot on the back porch has come back beautifully!
Thanks...I'm learning. :-)

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