Are/were your walnuts late to leaf this year?

anntn6b(z6b TN)April 22, 2008

The old timers in my part of TN, ne of Knoxville, taught me that once the walnut leaves appear, winter is over.

Last year, and most years, that's happened the first week of April. Last year it was immediately after the freeze.

This year, they still aren't out.

Are yours late, too?

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