Acclimating outdoor plants to the indoors for winter


September 27, 2020

STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans may not need snow boots and parkas anytime soon, but they still should make plans to move patio plants indoors before Old Man Winter arrives.

Bright sunshine and warm temperatures are great for plants during the summer months. However those wonderful tropical patio additions will not last long as temperatures drop, said David Hillock, Oklahoma State University Extension consumer horticulturist.

“Once we begin experiencing nighttime temperatures in the 50s, gardeners should begin the transition process,” Hillock said.

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