Fruit trees inspection after a nasty winter of -15F
Nikita's Gift and Rossyanka Hybrid persimmons without protection and no damage. All figs with protection died to ground level including the cold hardy Brown Turkey and Chicago Hardy. All Asian persimmons survived with wrapping protectiom (Honan Red, Ichi, Saijo, Sheng,) Ichi was grafted on Native D.V. rootstock, Interestingly the rest were on Giant Hana Fuyu rootstock for trial and survived the -15F. All the American persimmons (Meader, U-20A, Lena, Early Golden, Knightville, 100-42, Prok, Yates, H-118, H-120, Garretson, Geneva Long,WS8-10) with no damage. All pawpaws with no damage. Pomegranates with wrapping protection without any damage.