chill factor

PeterS1938July 3, 2012

As I live in the uk and being a new starter with fruit trees can someone please explain this chill factor thats often mentioned.

Many thanks Peter

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In order to produce fruit, some bushes and trees need a period of dormancy. This is naturally provided by cold weather. The more northern a variety, the longer the period of dormancy needed since the point is for the plant to be dormant throughout the winter. This period is usually described in days or hours.

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