[NAFEX] Freeze Resistant Fruits

Richard Moyer ramoyer at gmail.com
Tue May 3 15:06:52 EDT 2005

Last night and tonight our yard resembles a poor imitation of
Christo's Gates of Central Park, where we drape sheer fabric over
tender blooming fruits.  This ensures our first full crop of
This morning ground temps froze water in a bucket, but tender kaki
persimmon flower buds only 4 feet above survived, too close for

If you are growing selections of fruit that resist frost/freezes that
normally damage such fruits, please let us know.
Kaki persimmons or kiwi that break dormancy much later, or rebloom
after being frozen back.
Strawberries with frost resistant blooms.

Richard Moyer
East Tennessee, USDA Zone 6, 1800'

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