We don’t have a forecast for anything below the high 20s over the next week.
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> On Mar 30, 2018, at 7:11 PM, Win Cowgill <wincowg...@mac.com> wrote:
> My friend Jon Clements wants more information on what moderating temperatures
> The origional question was should cherry trees be planted now, with 15F
> temperatures forecast for the following Tuesday.
> My reponse was Do not plant until temperatures moderate!
> I would not plant if temperatures following planting are foecasted to be
> below 28F, but in all honesty it is better to wait until temperatures
> moderate above 32F- nursery trees that have been in cold storage all winter
> are ususally a bit stressed. Exposing them to 15F is a recipie for cold
> injury to the buds, especially on bench grafted trees.
> The other consideration is new trees or rootstock is not going to grow if the
> soil is really cold. As the temperature moderates the soil temperate rises
> and roots will grow.
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>>> On Mar 30, 2018, at 2:46 PM, Dean <d...@berrypatchfarm.com> wrote:
>>> 15 * low is predicted next tues. Should I plant cherry trees or leave in
>>> the cooler?
>>> Regards, Dean
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