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Cold Hardy Bananas This forum is dedicated to the discussion of bananas that are able to grow and thrive in cold areas. You'll find lots of tips and discussions about keeping your bananas over the winter.


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Old 02-15-2010, 04:11 PM   #21 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: 2010 Winter Update from North Florida!

They did fine last year. This year not as well. We may decide to bring them in if we're going to drop into the 20's for too long. They handled 30 fairly well last year.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:10 PM   #22 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: 2010 Winter Update from North Florida!

Siam Ruby survived my winter last year in Zone 9. Coldest was 25 and it was in a container but I covered it with frost cloth. Remains to be seen whether or not it survived this winter with lows of 26, 21, 20 21 on consecutive nights in the same container but unprotected this year. I'll let you know.

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Joe...looks like they'll get another test the next couple of nights! I'm ready for spring, dang it!
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Last winter I lost half the height of my siam ruby pstems. They came back just fine last spring and beautiful all summer. This winter has been far more severe. If it doesn’t make it they are cheap and easy to find.

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