How To Protect Fruit Trees From Frost And Freeze

An apple on a tree covered in frost

It takes several years to grow a fruit tree large enough to produce delicious fruit. During this time, the tree is exposed to many potential dangers in the form of disease and insects, but also weather. Extreme cold, especially during fruit production and flowering has the potential to decimate the crop. Gardeners should be ready with adequate fruit tree freeze protection so they are ready when the temperatures take a fall.  There are many hardy fruit trees, but even the hardiest can be hurt by sudden drops in temperature. When they are dormant, the damage is usually minimal, but as soon as the sap starts flowing and budding begins, the tree is at its most vulnerable. Using frost shield for fruit trees can help prevent or minimize damage. How to cover fruit trees from frost? Preventing frost damage to fruit trees takes a few items and some preparation.  Fruit Trees […]

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