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Tropicals & Tender Perennials: Wintering over a brug

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Solon, IA
(Zone 5a)

July 29, 2001
2:50 PM

Post #9538

Can anyone help me with pointers on how to overwinter a brug? I live in zone 5, so obviously outdoors is not an option. We do have a shed that is kept heated at about 40-50 degrees all winter, but occasionally, if the power goes out, it can drop to below freezing. And what do you do to put a brug into dormancy?
Burlington, ON

July 29, 2001
5:04 PM

Post #102377

I sent you an email
Solon, IA
(Zone 5a)

July 29, 2001
9:10 PM

Post #102494

Thanks for your help guys! Has anyone else overwintered one in an unheated garage or shed in zone 5a? It seems like the easiest method...


Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

July 29, 2001
9:45 PM

Post #102508

I live in zone 5 and would be scared to death to leave it in my garage.In a pot the roots are bound to freeze solid,I know water freezes in my garage.I wish I had a basment ,that seems to be your best bet.I bring all mine in around the end of August.Cut them back if they're too large,root the cuttings and grow from there.

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