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Micro Climates Question
« on: September 22, 2015, 08:56:31 PM »
I live on an island a about 98 miles long 17 wide just to give you the specks i notice that certain fruit trees are bearing on one side of the island others haven't even began to flower> Can someone explain why that is happen and can micro-climate be the culprit?


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Re: Micro Climates Question
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2015, 08:14:54 PM »
Hard question to answer for there could be MANY factors, only way to tell for sure is to see a topography map and a aerial picture from google earth.

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Re: Micro Climates Question
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2015, 09:19:46 PM »









Hopefully that helps .... ... i took 2 pictures and show the locations where they are happening.

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Re: Micro Climates Question
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2015, 12:23:41 AM »
That looks very unique. guessing the blue circled area is what your talking about my only guess is it looks like there are more trees on that side which could increase rain and humidity. There also could be a chance of an underground water source that they are tapping into also. another factor is it looks more undisturbed so that would allow more time to have built up more organic matter in the soil. knowing these factors i would suggest taking a drive over to observe the land and its differences from your area.

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Re: Micro Climates Question
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2015, 05:34:34 PM »
But all trees have different behaviour in this two parts of the island? If yes, the difference of microclimate could be due to winds that blow always in only one direction....for instance on the Canary Islands the winds called "Alisei" blow from North-est to South-west....if the island is divede by a mountain (as for Tenerife or La Gomera) the Side North-Est is more humid and cold than the south west side..

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Re: Micro Climates Question
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2015, 09:25:36 PM »
That's a lot to consider for one there is no mountain on the island so i know that couldn't be a factor but there could be a change in the wind from time to time. Water could be the issue one of them seem very close to a small canal plus there are a lot of underwater caves as well. But i will consider both of your advice observe the land and check on humidity all which may very well be the culprit. I am just curious to know that if this is happening is it wise to grow on one end of the island alone.



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Re: Micro Climates Question
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2015, 10:13:48 AM »
Mr Timothy which trees in question are exhibiting this behavior with their flowering, jujube?

 

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