Cold Tolerance


Tree Canopy microclimate
Protecting your trees in a frost (continued) How to protect trees & fruit in a freeze, Page 1 Hay Many trees will resprout in the spring if you protect at minimum the trunk of the tree from freezing.  You simply pile hay around the trunk as high as you want […]

Frost Protection for Trees & Fruit, Page 2


Protect trees, plants, and fruit from a freeze
All across the internet there are different ideas and opinions about ways to protect trees from a freeze.  I’ve listed out every method I know and the pros/cons of each, including, blankets, sprinklers, buckets of water, incandescent or Christmas lights, drip lines, propane, hay, fertilization, tree canopies, etc. Protect Trees […]

How to Protect Trees & Fruit in a Freeze, Complete ...


Freeze tolerance and cold hardiness of fruit trees
I live in an area that sometimes gets a freeze, but in the last 3 winters I have only had to protect my plants on two overnight occasions. (Thanks global warming? eek, what a thought) These are my personal notes for the plants I own and my own guide organized […]

Freeze Tolerance & Cold Sensitivity of Fruit Trees