[Homestead] "Old" apple trees - How to identify?
genegerue at ruralize.com
Fri Apr 18 22:08:36 EDT 2008
On Apr 18, 2008, at 8:28 PM, Clansgian at wmconnect.com wrote:
> Actually the only danger from anything but a real deep freeze in the
> twenties for these fruit trees is when the blossoms are fully open
> by not yet
> fertilized. One group of pear tress had set the fruit before the
> coldest temps
> and one group opened their blossoms just after. Luck, that.
I was researching apricot trees this morning. There is a fair range of
blossom timing that those of us who are challenged with late frosts
can choose cultivars that have a later starting time.
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