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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2019, 10:14:22 AM »
Low of 27 today

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #26 on: February 08, 2019, 10:23:11 AM »
38 here

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #27 on: February 08, 2019, 10:48:56 AM »
34F this morning and rain tonight! Yeah :)

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #28 on: February 08, 2019, 11:31:38 AM »
rain or even overcast would help warm up temps. is post rain/and sun shine day when killer freeze sets in.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #29 on: February 08, 2019, 12:17:46 PM »
34 this morning, no frost and my diesel truck was very happy :)
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #30 on: February 08, 2019, 01:15:10 PM »
The past 3 nights my weather  forecast has been 3-4 degrees off each day. Was supposed to be 33 tues and Wednesday, it was 29. Was supposed t be 35 yesterday, it was 32. Come on boys

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #31 on: February 08, 2019, 08:22:18 PM »
The forecast here in Southern OC has been for high 30s multiple times this winter, including the last few days, but we're in a low spot and have hit between 33 and 35 probably 7 times this winter.  Fortunately haven't gotten any days with obvious frost, but some of the ultra tropicals are looking sad despite being underneath bigger trees.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #32 on: February 08, 2019, 09:24:02 PM »
Hope you guys made it ok, I survived 2 winters in Temecula CA with Temps dipping down to 26.... I survived by frost cloth and Christmas lights!
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #33 on: February 08, 2019, 10:08:21 PM »
I had some frost on my stuff, I get the impression they're taking it better year by year. I think it was in the upper thirties for two nights, then 31 or 32 the next two nights. I've noticed my Eugenia uniflora has had redder leaves all year, but especially now. I wonder if the cold causes it to produce more anthocyanins. It's a zill dark and I've read the dark-fruited ones have more anthocyanins in the plant just in general, but I don't think it was this red before. One of my two Eugenia sellois turned red in last winter's cold and hasn't turned back either, and the other looks remarkably healthy, aside from a few branches which seem to have aborted. Eugenia involucratas aren't showing any sign that it's even cold out. And my little grimal and red jabos are looking a bit worse for wear, aborting some branches too, but interestingly the new growth generally looks untouched. And I think my uniflora may have flower buds!


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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #36 on: February 09, 2019, 10:54:04 AM »
Yeah we like the atmospheric rivers for sure two more feet would be excellent ;)

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #37 on: February 09, 2019, 11:17:02 AM »
Raining in the desert, this is great! SoCal looks like Ireland w the green rolling hills and Aspen w the snow capped sierras, stunning! With all the rain and colder nights unfortunately I loss all my early mango bloom hopefully we’ll get a second and third bloom in March and April.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #38 on: February 09, 2019, 12:48:29 PM »
a quick aside, so it looks like the new growth my trees are pushing are all blooms. Is this typical for time of year and can i expect vegitative growth at a different time of year? I know I got vegitative flushes at the end of summer but cant rememeber about spring.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #39 on: February 09, 2019, 01:56:05 PM »
a quick aside, so it looks like the new growth my trees are pushing are all blooms. Is this typical for time of year and can i expect vegitative growth at a different time of year? I know I got vegitative flushes at the end of summer but cant rememeber about spring.

Yes its going to be blooms in spring then late spring and summer will be leaf flush.
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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #40 on: February 09, 2019, 05:36:05 PM »
This is the 3rd winter for all my subtropicals and they are torn up. They survived the first 2 winters fine but this winter they look really bad even though I covered them.

Alano sapodilla - still has some green leaves, I think it will live



Sapodilla Hasya - think it's dead now. I don't see any green



Lemon Zest - it will live. Still has green leaves on inside and is green pretty far up on main branches



Sweet tart - I think it will live. It's green 3 feet up on main trunk



Coco cream - hanging on to one green leaf. I'm hoping it will live



My 3 year old guamuchil - will live but is completely defoiliated



At my home in the city, the mangoes and guavas don't look happy but they are still green. Luckily, a guy I gave some ST and CC budwood to last spring said he would give me a couple of young ST and CC trees that he's had in his greenhouse. Pays to be nice sometimes  ;D If the mangoes I have now take off in the spring, I'm going to move them next to the house before it gets really hot.

The sapodillas and mangoes really surprised me. Seems like they took the winter worse than the tropical guavas. Most of the guavas defoiliated but none appear dead and green pretty far up.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #41 on: February 09, 2019, 10:44:48 PM »
How cold did u get waterf?

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #42 on: February 09, 2019, 11:16:42 PM »
one more week to go before weather is getting warmer.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #43 on: February 10, 2019, 12:02:09 PM »
Yeah, looks like Monday-Tuesday morning here to get down to 34F-36F but predictions close but usually were a few degrees colder. But more rain coming so that's great for us! 8)

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #44 on: February 10, 2019, 12:04:25 PM »
Cyphomandra sibundoyensis - Forest Tamarillo (frost damage)

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #45 on: February 10, 2019, 01:12:52 PM »
How cold did u get waterf?

Not quite certain, I don't live on the property where the trees are at. Accuweather said 30-33(it's said 30 before though and I've temped out 27). But they've seen temp like this before and came out ok. I covered them this winter just like before. Difference is the the cold was followed by a week of rain and overcast skies so they were never able to warm up.

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #46 on: February 10, 2019, 07:02:54 PM »
http://www.southerncaliforniaweatherforce.com/2019/02/10/wind-chill-warning-2/






Wind chill warning overnight Santa Clarita / San Fernando Valley … The Morongo Basin …

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #47 on: February 11, 2019, 12:31:10 AM »
Currently 39 out in the front.   




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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #48 on: February 11, 2019, 11:17:34 AM »
34F this morning good for chill for deciduous fruit trees ;)

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Re: Freezing Temps after Winter Storms in So Cal
« Reply #49 on: February 11, 2019, 01:00:50 PM »
Some aesthetic damage to my mango & lucuma seeems dont like my high 20s temps....

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