Freeze Damage - Knowledgebase Question

Apopka, Fl
Question by janetcurry
February 6, 2009
We have Gold Mound Duranta that were severely damaged and have dropped all leaves. Are they history or will they come back as the weather warms?

Answer from NGA
February 6, 2009


As long as the roots did not freeze, the plant will resprout when the weather warms. Duranta can be pruned back hard without problem but I'd wait until new growth begins later this month or next before doing any pruning of freeze damaged stems and branches. Best wishes with your garden!

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