After the freeze - Knowledgebase Question

Port Saint Lucie, Fl
Question by rminsky
February 7, 2011
In Florida just experienced real severe cold. Sustained a lot of damage. Once I start pruning the damage, do I cut off just above or just below where the green starts?


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Answer from NGA
February 7, 2011

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I'd wait another two weeks before pruning, just to make sure the cold weather is completely gone for the season. When you do prune, make your cuts into live plant material - at least an inch or two below the obviously frost damaged plant parts and just above any newly emerging green sprouts. Best wishes with your plants!

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