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Fruit Trees And Sunburn

Categories: Fruit Growing

How long is it wise to leave protection around young fruit trees set out

in March in this hot valley? The trees are doing well, but we could not

tell when to take away protection.

It is necessary to maintain the protection from sunburn all through the

autumn, for the autumn sun is often very hot, and as the sap flow

lessens, the danger of burning is apparently greater. The bark also must

be protected against the spring sunshine, even before the leaves appear.

So long as the sun has a chance at the bark, you must protect it from