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Oceanside, NY
Mar 28, 2018 12:12 PM CST
Hi everyone, I'm in zone 7b and I've been growing 5 trays of impatiens under lights for the last 8 weeks and was wanting to harden them off outside over the space of 2 weeks.

Question is can I harden the impatiens off in the shade only under a shade cloth (while slowly increasing amount of time spent outside) or do they need some sun also?

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Name: Christine
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Mar 29, 2018 6:25 AM CST
They need sun, but do that gradually so they don't burn.

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