These trees are easy to grow and fairly cold hardy… they can be grown in.
It is natural for trees to drop their leaves during the fall and under times of stress such as drought. St. Louis deciduous trees will go dormant in the winter to conserve energy, giving them the ability to last without food or water until the spring season. This dormancy is seen by the tree shedding leaves. Jan 31, Once truly dormant in late fall, trees will not respond in any fashion to warm temperatures. Before becoming receptive to wake-up calls, a certain amount of time in the cold must first accrue.
This is referred to as the number of chill hours. Extreme cold, however, is not necessary. Trees start racking up chill hours at 44 degrees F, and it is. Sep 10, During the fall, fruit trees are getting ready to “fall” asleep when the daylight decreases and the temperature starts to drop. During this time of year the trees metabolism slows down and produce growth inhibitor hormones that signals the tree to start losing their leaves or going dormant (latin dormile-means to sleep).Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Nearly all plants, outdoor and indoor alike, go dormant in the winter. This applies to flowers, vegetables, groundcovers, vines, bushes, shrubs, and trees. Even if you make a cold frame or lay out blankets to protect your plants in the winter, and even if you bring them indoors to store them during the cold season, they will eventually go into dormancy.
The only plants that don’t go dormant during the winter. Water the trees regularly while they are indoors, unless they have gone dormant. Reduce watering gradually for trees to be stored in an unheated indoor space, such as a garage or barn with windows. Aug 18, 2. They are kept indoors in a “sunny” window. indoor humidity is on par with a desert during the winter.
and the sun in the window will bake the whole thing and dry it out even more. Make a small greenhouse with a deep translucent plastic storage tub and keep a little water 1/8 –.