We don’t have a forecast for anything below the high 20s over the next week.
Sent from my iPhone > 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 > means? > > 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. > > Win >> >> Win Cowgill >> Professor Emeritus, Rutgers, the State University >> Visiting Scholar, UMASS-Amherst >> CEO- Win Enterprises International, LLC >> Editor Horticultural News >> PO Box 143 >> Baptistown, NJ 08803 >> Office 908-489-1476 >> Fax- 908-996-6404 >> Email: wincowg...@mac.com >> www.wincowgill.com >> www.virtualorchard.net/ >> http://giselacherry.com/ >> http://virtualorchard.net/njfruitfocus/index.html >> http://www.appletesters.net >> http://nc140.org >> Twitter @mrsuncrisp >> >> http://www.horticulturalnews.org/ >> >> >> >>> 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 >>> Www.berrypatchfarm.com >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> apple-crop mailing list >>> email@example.com >>> http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop >> >> _______________________________________________ >> apple-crop mailing list >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > > _______________________________________________ > apple-crop mailing list > email@example.com > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop
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