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Old 12-10-2022, 12:11 AM
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Southern CA here, my area dropped to 40 consistently these past days it doesnt seem to care at all. I let it in the full sun for about 2-3 hours then get dappled lights from the trees. In fact one of them bloomed last week.
I think most my Aussie Den can handle the cold better than the heat ironically.
These Aussie Dens can handle a lot more cold than they're getting so far (I'm also southern California) They can take freezing or a few degrees below. Heat isn't a problem either, but in summer they do need a bit of protection from the sun at mid-day. (Heat is one thing, direct burning sun is quite another) They are fine with triple digits F with a little shading. I'm coastal so a bit temperate, but the Aussie Dens do fine inland too (unlike a lot of things that I can get away with but the inland folks not so much )
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Heat isn't a problem either, but in summer they do need a bit of protection from the sun at mid-day.
definitely, these Aussie Dens were how I realized one layer of Shade cloth isn't enough.
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