Shrubs/dwarf trees

Asked May 3, 2018, 12:27 PM EDT

Are there any shrubs/trees that can be grown in containers and overwintered outside (close to house) in Twin Cities area? Patio type landscaping?

Ramsey County Minnesota shrubs container gardening horticulture

1 Response

In Minnesota, it's very difficult to overwinter plants outdoors in containers. The following websites explain why and recommend some strategies that will increase chances of success if you decide to try.
https://www.bbg.org/gardening/article/overwintering_potted_plants
http://planttalk.colostate.edu/topics/miscellaneous/2028-overwintering-container-plants/