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Pelargonium and temp #83645
March 24th, 2007 at 04:02 PM
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what is the coldest temp that Pelargoniums, scented geraniums, can take? I want to move mine back outside and don't want to do it too soon....


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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83646
March 24th, 2007 at 08:13 PM
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I would wait a bit Suzanne...
It's still pretty cold at night yet...
I don't start putting mine out til at least end of April..
*but I do suppose they could go out on warmer days then brought back in at night..*


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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83647
March 24th, 2007 at 08:16 PM
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well i have been taking the rosemarys in and out but wanted to know min temp that i could leave them out on.

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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83648
March 24th, 2007 at 10:16 PM
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You know to be honest,
I am not sure of any one particular temp..
And I have seen some in cemeteries', just litely
touched by frost, but doesn't kill the whole plant...

But that is when the plant is left out, over
the whole summer, and is gradually introduced to cooling temps over night as the season wains..
So, it does indure the cooler temps..

But if you've had them inside, they're used to say 70*'s in your house, and then when you put them out they're like, whoaaaaaaaa, what happened to the vacation area I was just in..
So, they need to get acclimated first before they can just be left out...

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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83649
March 24th, 2007 at 11:53 PM
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what new forum?

also the plants live now in my laundry room... maybe 60 as high during the day and at night we have a constant problem with the pipes freezing in that room.. so no vacation for them.. lol

house was built in 1830's so very drafty...


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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83651
March 25th, 2007 at 01:27 AM
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WOW............ I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!! WOw WOW WOW WOW thanks for letting me know. so its the same and this side is getting indexed?


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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83652
March 25th, 2007 at 01:38 AM
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also the plants live now in my laundry room... maybe 60 as high during the day and at night we have a constant problem with the pipes freezing in that room.. so no vacation for them.. lol
Okay, that should give them a good headstart
for going out side...
if they are already used to those temps...

But remeber, even if the pipes are freezing,
the room still buffers the plants and keeps them warmer than they would be outside...

but they can start to go out earlier than a plant kept inside at a much higher temp..


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Re: Pelargonium and temp #83653
March 25th, 2007 at 01:39 AM
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WOW............ I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!! WOw WOW WOW WOW thanks for letting me know. so its the same and this side is getting indexed?
Yep, I believe it will close sometime tomorrow,
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