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Re: Trees Confused
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2011, 05:50 PM »
Jay, send it this way! Went and cut down our Christmas tree today - 60 degrees and wore no coat, gloves, scarf or hat. No hot chocolate and fire needed Sun was brightly shining and I even thought of wearing shorts just to post a picture. You'd think I was back in Orlando!



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Re: Trees Confused
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2011, 08:10 PM »
Tell me about it.... one heck of a year weather wise. JRob, I'm working on getting you guys some lower temps and even some snow, possibly in the next few days.

As for me, it is now 4.5 degrees and dropping, not much natural snow but the snow guns have been going most of the day at the hill.



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Re: Trees Confused
« Reply #17 on: December 19, 2011, 03:40 PM »
Some decades ago, someone planted London plane trees (Platanus orientalis) along the avenues in Quito, Ecuador. The city lies just south of the equatorial line -- the northern suburbs now actually overlap the line -- and is at 9300 ft altitude. The result is a spring-like climate year-round.

I remember noticing as a teenager that those poor plane trees were always confused! Typically, there would be a substantial number of dead leaves, a substantial number of new leaves, and fruit in all stages of development -- all on the same tree at the same time.  :(