I moved my gardenia tree indoors for the winter but the leaves are turning yellow and crispy brown. Can you help?

I moved my gardenia tree indoors for the winter but the leaves are turning yellow and crispy brown. Can you help?

Oh dear! It sounds like your gardenia needs another adjustment or two to get it back on track.

To overwinter indoors, avoid a drafty spot, give light but avoid direct sunlight, and keep the temperature in the range of nighttime low of 60 degrees and daytime high of 70 degrees. Then, add a saucer with gravel and water to help raise the humidity. For a more acidic soil, look for a fertilizer that is good for azaleas but avoid fertilizing in the winter months. I hope these tips help get your gardenia back to good health.

Thanks for writing!

--Amy

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