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Lincoln, NE
May 6, 2020 12:30 PM CST
We planted supatiens in containers a week ago, good drainage, good water. Some plants are starting to show some discoloration on leaves. The last 2 nights have been colder and the forecast has 3-4 nights of mid-upper 30's coming up. Could cold temps make them discolor, should I bring pots in the garage for a few days?
Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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May 6, 2020 1:18 PM CST
Yes, any impatiens are sensitive to the cold and will not tolerate temps less than about 35' -40 'F, especially when they are newer. Did you harden them off gradually when you first put them out as well? Both could contribute to leaf discolouration. I would bring them in definitely on the cooler nights; put them out in the daytime if the weather is warmer. Good luck.

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