Good temperature range for chip budding apricots?

marknmtAugust 6, 2014

I have some decent rootstock and a good budstick but I don't remember the useable temperature range for apricot. We've been dropping into the high 50's and touching the low-middle 90's and can expect to continue that for the rest of the week. After that it's hard to guess.

Thanks for any help.

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

My limited experience says that budding too early might be an issue. With my long season July/August buds heal in but then often don't push next spring. Next time I'm waiting until September. In your zone August is probably right but that's just a guess. I think temperatures will be OK for you another month. If properly wrapped I can't see 90s being too hot but 80s might be better.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 3:49PM
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