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Crossing my fingers!

Posted by kyyada 6B-7A (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 15, 14 at 23:57

They are giving a low of 28 here hopefully it stays a couple of degrees warmer like it usually does. My johnson plums, spring satin trees have dropped petals amd I have one yellow delicious apple and my blueberries are blooming! The apple was mulched heavy, if that is going to force them early I won't be mulching stone fruits anyway.....maybe learned a lesson here. How much of a difference does painting the trunk make, none of my trees are painted but I am planning to do it.


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RE: Crossing my fingers!

28 should be OK for what you mention. Just hope it doesn't get a few degrees colder! I got down to 29F last night and got no damage I can see.

Scott


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RE: Crossing my fingers!

Imagine my surprise when I looked out to see snow this morning- after planting some bare root raspberries last night!


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RE: Crossing my fingers!

29 - 30 I'm OK...I think!


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RE: Crossing my fingers!

I hit 28F early this morning but so far all of the uncovered berry plants look ok. Trailing blackberries were covered up though. Blueberries just started blooming but seem OK. I was worried about my Oauchita blackberries which are 80% leafed out, earlier than the rest of the erect and semi-erect blackberries.


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