You will no doubt have heard that in Central Otago we had another severe air frost at the beginning of November, a bit like having a hundred year event 2 years in a row. I was actually in Brisbane but on returning home noticed that many of our trees were badly burnt even up to a height of 4 – 5 metres, and even in areas with good drainage were still burnt. [Read more…] about Fertiliser, frosts…
On behalf of Nick E:
thanks for the blogletter, this is starting to have a life of its own which must be very pleasing to you.
Hot air rises, cold air sinks. Jeffrey Feint’s frost damage in one place but not another, has the hallmark of cold air ponding.
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Now some more replies from the last blogletter
On behalf of Nick and Andy:
The potentially frost tolerant cultivar is interesting.
Are we sure that its open flowers can tolerate temps of ~ -4.5C?
Or .. could it have ‘produced’ because..
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