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Old Posted Jul 23, 2009, 3:22 AM
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Originally Posted by PHX31 View Post
Yeah, I'm afraid of that. I hope being against the wall and close together and near a building in the back of the alley my ficus might be just slightly warmer than other areas, at least enough to keep them frost-free.

However, early in the winter we had a serious cold snap (late 2008 or early this year). I was worried and put some sheets over my ficus and citrus. It turns out the parts of the trees that were in contact with the sheet were the only portions that turned black from frost damage. I should have just left the sheet off altogether.
Christmas lights work; all of our ficus without lights died during the last frost. They NEVER recovered.
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