Chrysanthemum -- Winter Kill

By The Old House Web
Chrysanthemums require a well drained soil to avoid winter injury. Plants surrounded by water or ice during freezing temperatures are likely to die. Avoid placing plants near downspouts.

Mums should also be mulched to limit the heaving action of the ground to winter's freezing and thawing. Chrysanthemum roots exposed to the winter sun and wind will dry out.

(revised 2-94)

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