winter damage to peach blooms

If I Have Peach Blooms Now- I'll Have Fruit...Right?

After that brutal punch of cold weather ripping through Northeast Ohio this past December 23rd through December 27th, inquiring minds want to know if we’ll have peaches.  How cold it was that night depends upon location, but official records indicate that Cleveland, Ohio dropped from the daytime high of 43°F to -4°F on the 23rd !!  Then on December 24th the daytime high was 13°F and the low that night was -1°F!!  There were two nights in January that had lows of 16°F, followed by two nights in February with lows of 12°F and one night in March with a low of 18°F.  So, will...

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Erik Draper