Freezing bulbs: Duration vs. low temperature

Nathan Lange
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:22:41 PST

I suspected as much since Alstroemeria does not appear in my 
December, 2009 notes of UCBG or Strybing freeze damage.  That 
particular cold spell back in 2009 was two degrees colder here than 
this past week.  It's always good to know there is one less group of 
plants to cover at night.


At 01:00 PM 1/16/2013, you wrote:
>I have several Alstomeria in my home garden in the hills of
>El Cerrito, and of course, we have huge patches at UCBG
>where it got down to 24F; it has been colder in the past.
>No damage to any that I can tell.
>Paul Licht, Director
>University of California Botanical Garden
>200 Centennial Drive
>Berkeley, CA 94720

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