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Understanding Plant Heat Stress

Episode Summary

Discussing how some plants adapt to heat stress with marketing specialist, Stacey Hirvela of Proven Winners

Episode Notes

It's summertime which means soaring temperatures and heat that can cause extreme stress on a plant. Yet some plants manage to flourish in heat, while others struggle. 

On this plantchat episode, we're joined by expert horticulturist and marketing specialist, Stacey Hirvela of Proven Winners who helps explain some of this. From understanding what characteristics help protect against the heat by way of various adaptations to survive, to physiological adaptations as like a deeper root system. She also discusses how wilting plants can be a plant's survival mode and doesn't require water.

This episode is packed with some great insights that every gardener, homeowner and professional landscaper should know when selecting plants. You can also watch our first video interview with Stacey on our YouTube channel.

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