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#366989 Mar 24th, 2013 at 01:09 AM
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Is this another fruit tree that I'm going to loose like the cherry tree last year?

These late freezes, how should I handle them?


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So the tree had already blossomed? I don't know why the tree would die but if the blossoms got frozen you won't have fruit. I'm sure you know that. The only way I know to protect fruit blossoms from freezing is to cover them or spray them with freeze protectant.




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We've had frosts at bloom time..the tree usually survives but you do lose that years fruit if the blossoms drop.


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This isn't frost it'w two inches of snow. I lost the cherry tree when it did this. The root stock is still alive but the tree was deader than a door nail.


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The plum surviveded, yea!

It's putting out it's little green leaves.

But as was mentioned earlier in the post I lost the blossoms so no fruit from it this year. Of course that means I should get oodles of them next year.


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Keep thinking that way tk.





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