Frost - Knowledgebase Question

West Des Moines, Io
Question by lofgf
May 16, 2009
I just planted a Rhodendren hardy in zone 4. It is just opening. Frost is predicted tonight. Should I cover it?

Answer from NGA
May 16, 2009


Flower buds are the least hardy plant parts so I would cover the entire plant with a frost blanket to help protect the flowers. Best wishes with your rhodie!

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