[nafex] chilling in pots or bottomles containers

Ginda Fisher ginda at concentric.net
Sat Jan 12 09:30:20 EST 2002


That's an interesting idea.  But I'd be worried that a cold weather
plant would be more prone to heat stress in the summer in a pot.  (But
then, I have trouble watering potted plants enough to avoid drought when
I put the pots outside.)

Ginda
eastern Mass., zone 6

lostman_amiga wrote:
> 
> Yet another newbie question here,
> 
> Is the amount of chilling hours effected by soil temperature?
> For example, would a cold weather plant do better in a large
> pot outside in winter, then planted in the warmer ground?
>



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