The Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is going to be a pretty addition to your garden! Since you are on the edge of its cold hardy zone, you will need to give it a little bit of extra TLC in the winter. But, first the hole. Our planting and care guide has great information on what size the hole should be. I would give it a slow-release fertilizer in early spring. However, I’m not sure when early spring is in Anchorage! Since your summers aren’t as hot as other parts of the country, you can safely plant it in full sun. It will need extra water this first year as the roots are getting established. And, you might check with your local garden center for tips on winterizing your hydrangea tree.
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