frost bite - Knowledgebase Question

Southport, Fl
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Question by brettndebsne
January 14, 2010
we have a orange and gratfruit tree planted in sept 09 we have them covered, but looks like then got frost ,but I don't think there dead, what can we do??

Answer from NGA
January 14, 2010
It looks like you may continue to get frosty weather for a few more weeks so hold off on doing anything at all until the weather warms up. When you see new growth you can prune away the winter damage. Usually frost only damages the leaves and branch tips - the rest of the branches, the trunk and the roots should survive the weather. Let's hope for warmer weather!

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