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Definition of frost tender

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Definition as written by talinum:

Plants damaged or killed by even the lightest winter frosts. Many frost tender tropical plants may suffer tissue damage when exposed to temperatures well above freezing-point, as high as 50 Fahrenheit in the case of some species.

Definition as written by Magpye:

These plants will be damaged or killed by even the lightest of winter frosts. Most evident would be tropical plants stretched to a cooler zone.

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