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Protecting Plants from Cold Temperatures

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Publication Number: P2303
Updated: February 6, 2017
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Although we live in the South, winter sometimes brings cold temperatures that can cause severe damage to many of our landscape plants. A late freeze after the temperature rises in January or February could be more injurious than the same cold temperature in winter when these plants have become dormant and more resistant to changes in temperature. An example is the sudden drop in temperature in April 2007 that killed or severely damaged many plants. It is important to protect plants from these cold temperatures.

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