Snow Damaged Canna - Knowledgebase Question

Aurora, CO
Question by jpelligra
May 23, 2001
We had a freak snow storm last weekend in Denver and my Tropicana Canna's leaves are
now black. Can I save it for this year or should I just dig it up and plant it next year?


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Answer from NGA
May 23, 2001

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Oh no! A late May snow! We had one of those here in Vermont, too!

You can remove the damaged leaves, and hope that the bulb will put out more growth. The plant may not have the oomph to flower this year, but hopefully it will produce enough new leaves to rejuvenate the bulb so that it will produce flowers next summer. Best of luck!

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