oleander - Knowledgebase Question

Nashville, TN
Question by LauriS1111
April 29, 2007
Last year I purchased nerium oleander. It flourished until the first freeze, then I cut it down 3-4 inches from ground. It's almost May and there is no sign of life. I'm wondering if I should give it more time or replace it. The label says its cold hardiness is 10 to 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Is it going to grow back?


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Answer from NGA
April 29, 2007

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Most oleanders are only considered winter hardy to zone 9. There are a handfull of varieties that are considered hardy into the warmer half of zone 7. However your zip code places you in winter hardiness zone 6 so I would not expect it to have survived the winter outdoors. I'm sorry I can't be more encouraging.

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