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Cold Protection Comments
COLD PROTECTION: In Sudden Cold Spells In Florida plants grown in the open can can be moved to a closed area; if the forecast is for 40 deg.F. or lower, move them into a glass house or into the home, or cover with polyethylene; turn on overhead sprinklers; unmoveable plants can be wrapped with newspapers and tied. F70-164+; F77-158+ 0
COLD PROTECTION: In Sudden Spells In Florida plants can be moved inside the home or covered with polyethylene; overhead sprinklers can be turned on; for these and other cautionary measures refer to F85-157 0
COLD PROTECTION: In Texas Details of winter cover of polyethylene supported by wood frame and clothesline for temporary structure in emergency. A86-918 0
COLD PROTECTION: Of Cymbidiums A killing frost is about 27 deg.F; to protect exposed plants, carry them indoors; in a semi-closed area burn hibachis or wood stoves to keep temperature above freezing; cover area with polyethylene; if electric outlets are available use heaters, or several infra-red bulbs; best is to turn on overhead sprinklers before 32 deg.F. and let run all night and next day until ice is washed away. C72-26 0

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