Buddleia propagation next steps advice

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Hi all,
Hoping I can glean some advice please!

I propagated my buddleia late spring of this year. I put it outside in a pot when the roots had established. I'm now not sure what to do with it now it is colder. Leave it outside? Bring it in?
Attached are pics, it had lots of great little leaves on it but either something has eaten them or it's just not happy.

Many thanks!
 

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Pop that bad boy in the ground. Next Spring start feeding it with a good all-purpose fertilizer or bloom food to really get a good show next Summer.
 
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Hi,
Thanks for your reply! I am moving house in the next month or 2 and want to take it with me so it's got to stay in the pot till then. Should I just transfer it to a bigger pot or do you think it will be okay in the current one?
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No, Diana. At the moment it's too young to plant outside here. With frost and snow expected this week it will kill it, so bring it indoors and place it in a cooler room if you have one. It's not big enough yet to transfer to another pot and I wouldn't consider that until next Spring. Meanwhile don't over water it during the winter. I would also snip off the top section above the higher leaves. It looks as if it's dead, but taking it off will encourage it to branch out lower down.
 
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With frost and snow expected this week it will kill it, so bring it indoors and place it in a cooler room if you have one.
Agreed. My adult plants out in the garden can make it, but a pot that small can get frozen through. The cuttings I do have that size that have to stay outside I put against the north face of the greenhouse, it rarely freezes there, and if it looks as though it will be very cold I throw a bit of something over them, old net curtain or bubble wrap.
 
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Thank you both for the reply! I brought it in last night as it was just so cold and was already frozen solid. Will it sprout new leaves even during winter or am I not to expect much until spring?
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Hi all
Pleased to report that my Buddleia is doing well in the kitchen - even sprouted some new leaves! Thank you for the advice!
 

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I never had to deliberately propagate a buddleia - they always self seeded like crazy on the their own. So much so that they are not allows to be sold here because they are now classifies as an invasive species. However you can get some new ones that are sterile - we have one and it's gorgeous. But they are patented hybrids and it illegal to propagate your own.
 

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