Patience will restore sun-fried plants

A sunburned schefflera struggles in the wake of a scorching four-day heat wave.

A record-breaking heat wave left plants, shrubs and trees throughout the Pacific Northwest burned out and devastated. 

There’s no denying the damage is severe, said Heather Stoven, OSU Extension horticulturist. Some plants died and others were fried by the record-breaking temperatures. However, even some that . . .

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