Heucheras forum: Wintering over

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crittergarden
Apr 16, 2015 10:43 AM CST
I need to rake the leaves off the heuchera bed soon after they fall, don't I?
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NJBob
Apr 16, 2015 8:35 PM CST

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It is not good to leave them covered with a lot leaves overwinter, this can cause crown rot.
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crittergarden
Apr 17, 2015 5:50 AM CST
Yeah, I finally figured out why they haven't been surviving for me......
OTHER things in that bed seem to like the leaves on them.....
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