[NAFEX] Potted Culture - Winter storage?

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Sat Mar 13 16:30:31 EST 2004


At some point freezing is gonna kill all figs.  I've never had a potted 
fig survive below 20-23 degrees F.  Even the Hardy Chicago.  mIEKAL

On Saturday, March 13, 2004, at 09:27 AM, Tom Olenio wrote:

> Hi,
>
> It is my understanding that it is not the freezing that kills potted 
> culture, it is freezing and thawing, over and over in Autumn and 
> Spring that kills the roots.  As long as it freezes and stays frozen 
> you are OK.
>
> I just checked my potted currants in the garage 2 days ago and they 
> were dormant.  Today I see the buds have pushed and starting to show 
> green.   Aaaarrrggh.  Another spring like last year.
>
> Possibly should block the single window.
>
> Later,
> Tom
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