Milkweed in Maryland

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Milkweed in Maryland

Postby dichatham » Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:36 pm

My milkweed is up about 3 feet but it about half as thick as past years. Could this be due to the very cold winter in Maryland?
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Re: Milkweed in Maryland

Postby blazing star » Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:47 pm

We had an extremely cold winter as well. I have several places with milkweed. In one area, I am experiencing as you are where the milkweed has thinned to a great degree. In the other area they are really spreading and very thick. I have 3 other areas that just started from seed last year and they are spreading as well. I haven't a clue why the one area has thinned so considerably but if due to cold I would think all areas would have suffered the same fate.
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Re: Milkweed in Maryland

Postby cmason » Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:43 am

I've had milkweed not growing in areas that for years werer very lush and have spread to new areas.
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