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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Winter damage
  • Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 07:07:11 -0500

Lost 100% of pawpaw flowers up here in Wisconsin. Trees just now leafing out
very very slowly. Apparently pawpaws don't have much tolerance for the -28F
we had, or 50 days below 0. C'est la vie. Actinidia argutas got hit hard
too, but I notice a few flowers forming. Also every variety of peach I have
in the ground here is flowerless, tho apricots planted in the same area are


On May 28, 2014, at 9:27 PM, Jwlehman--- via nafex wrote:

> Hi Hector,
> Good to hear from you. Both my Rosseyanka trees were severely damaged this
> winter. Persimmon Leaf Drop still a problem and water logging of the root
> systems is not the cause. So I'm back to square one on that problem.
> Pawpaws flower buds took a hit this winter. I'd guess 60% of the flowers
> were frozen. I'll get a small crop.
> Let me know if you do or don't also get this through
> Jerry
> In a message dated 5/28/2014 11:56:31 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> Gotcha Jerry,
> Trust all is well with you and Barb. Our Rossyanka got nipped by the late
> frost but still has quite a lot of flowers. We still get leaf drop now
> when it heats up, and distorted leaves, but a good crop nonetheless. Best
> wishes, Hector

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