Picea proclivity

wisconsitomMay 13, 2012

What with our early spring this year, and despite later coldness, the genus Picea seems to be headed for a banner growth year around here this year. Especially abies, but all species really, have burst forth with new growth both earlier and more luxuriantly than I think is usual. We've had some timely soaking rains too, and that always seems to push things along, but that happens most springs. I am speculating about the reason, but these trees look especially happy so far this year.

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gardener365(5b Illinois USA)

I've recently been thinking this year is going to be ideal for llamas growth spurts.

Dax

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 7:00AM
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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

I'm seeing that down here too, +om. Great, healthy looking new growth.

tj

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 4:19PM
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wisconsitom

Maybe the best I've ever knowingly seen. Especially on the Norways, but then, they're especially vigorous anyway.

+oM

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 6:42PM
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