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FREEZING: Protection with Sheets

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Plants outdoors in Florida can be covered overnight with cloth; if plastic is used keep it above the leaf tissue and remove it before the sun hits it in the morning or plants will be damaged or killed. F81-100
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FREEZING: Of Popular Genera If plant is not completely frozen it may recover; may take three to five years to flower again. A62-399 0
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