Caloosahatchee News Box Archive

Climate Change Confuses Plants 2017-03-18

A record warm February fooled the DC cherry trees into a record early budding more than a week ahead of any previous year. Then a snow storm & hard freeze hit, damaging more than 50% of the buds & creating the longest delay between budding and peak blossoming, expected by Mar 24. Climate Confusion! Bloom Dates Table [Bloom and Bust] [Ice-encased Buds]


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