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WilderbeastWilderbeast Posts: 1,415
Hi all, I'm in the process of putting the garden to bed for winter I'm wrapping up bananas and tree ferns. I have a tetrapanax or t rex plant it's only small would this be better lifted or left in place ? I'm situated in mid York's and this section of garden gets full sun it does get north winds 

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  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 14,925
    If it were me, I would lift it, whilst it remains small. When larger, although the frost might kill off the top, it should still regrow from the base.
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  • WilderbeastWilderbeast Posts: 1,415
    Thanks punkdoc, I've been very undecided what to do with it. It's in a tropical  themed  area  and I want it to become a big specimen plant alongside bananas, cordylines, cannas etc (some plants are totally native but grow huge and very green in 1 season so look the part) 
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