|COMMON NAME||CELCIUS||COMMON NAME||CELCIUS|
|Jaboticaba||-3||Rio Grande Cherry||-6|
|Lychee||-3||South American Sapote||+1|
|Malay Apple||+1||Star Apple||+1|
With winter approaching, members may be interested in the minimum temperatures which their fruit trees will be able to withstand. This is, of course, provided their trees are vigorously healthy and the cold snaps do not last more than a few days.
Many growers are now fertilizing prior to winter to ensure their trees go into the cold weather in a nutritionally healthy state. This may result in some tender young leaves being damaged but overall, the tree suffers less.
This does not apply to trees such as lychee which require a dormant pre-winter period to ensure normal flowering towards the end of winter.
DATE: March 1988
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