Spring temperatures – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Spring temperatures

In Lafayette and more northern areas of the state, it’s been a pretty typical spring. Temperatures at this time of the year are a two-edged sword. Cooler temperatures and the delay in crop development, reduces the chance f freeze damage to crops, but if flowers are already open, we want warm temperatures for bee movement, pollination and fruit set.

The last two weeks have been cool, delaying crop development. This will have lessened the damage to crops from recent freezes.

Lafayette temps

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