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Cold Weather Headed to Dallas!

February 9, 2021

I am going to make this brief because freezing weather is about to descend on us and maybe you are like the gardeners at Raincatcher’s Garden, scurrying to prepare.

Our olive tree has been wrapped around the trunk and covered with frost cloth and mulched. Our potted Meyer lemon tree in the courtyard has been protected also with frost cloth. Frost cloth gives about 8° extra warmth.

We are not worried about our two new Satsuma citrus trees. We puts tents over them but did not wrap them as thoroughly as the olive tree and lemon tree because they are hardy down to temperatures as low as 15-20°.

Read about these two Texas Superstar® plants in the links below.

For more information from Texas AgriLife about how to protect your garden during cold weather, click here.

Stay warm!

Ann Lamb

 

‘Orange Frost’ Satsuma

‘Arctic Frost’ Satsuma

 

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