Re: OT: Adelaide weather (was problem rhizome)
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- Subject: Re: OT: Adelaide weather (was problem rhizome)
- From: Ida Smith <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 21 Sep 1997 12:19:13 -0600 (MDT)
I did find it interesting, thanks!
Ida (from sunny, never wintry, California, zone 10)
At 12:49 AM 9/21/97 -0600, you wrote:
>>Mark and Rick,
>>Thanks for responding to my question. We did have a lot more frosts =
>>than usual this year but the "pineappling" sounds feasible - sort of =
>>what it looks like really.
>A lot more frosts???? In Montacute, we got far fewer than usual (maybe
>fewer than 6). I was going to say that if bloom is poor this year, then
>maybe it was because the winter wasn't cold enough. But I agree that it
>will be a late spring this year. Bloom time can vary greatly between
>different areas, though.
>I know that where I am, plants bloom about 3 weeks later than in the city,
>and with the cherries, our next-door neighbour's fruit always ripens about a
>week earlier than ours, even the same varieties.
>Regarding the overnight temperatures, check this out:
>I know that the temperatures given in the graph are for the city, rather
>than the out-lying areas, but it still provides a guide. If you remove the
>/97year/ you will get an index of the graphs for the individual months.
>Ann (in South Australia)
>P.S. I know this is off topic, but I thought that some of the US people
>might find it interesting.