When the spring comes, everything should feel fresh, bright, and warm. That’s until winter elements interrupt and gives us a spring frost. A temp dip isn’t just a shock for humans. The trees are affected as well.
When usual spring temps become cold, some trees develop frost damage. Keep reading to learn care tips for trees distressed by an unexpected freeze.
Does a Spring Frost Hurt My Tree?
Frost damage affects every tree one way or another. The good news is that for most trees it’s just a little setback. They can completely recover with your assistance and they can fully recover with your help.
How Does a Spring Frost Damage Trees?
Any sudden variation in weather can stress out trees. That’s why if your tree exhibits new growth when spring begins, those blooms can be destroyed when temperatures unexpectedly fall.
Many trees can bloom once more after this sudden disruption. Though, flower and fruit trees are very vulnerable to frost and might not be able to develop fruit or new flowers for the current year.
How Does Frost Affect My Tree Type?
Generally speaking, frost damage turns the new growth brown soon after the freeze. Below is some info on how certain trees reaction to frost:
If you aren’t sure if your beloved, favorite tree will recover from a spring frost, reach out to a experienced Rochester Tree Contractor to inspect it.
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