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Okanagan growers worry as weather speeds apple blossoms


April 8, 2016
By Vancouver Sun

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April 8, 2016, Kelowna, BC — A stretch of unseasonably mild weather has some Okanagan apple growers anxious about trees that are growing too fast.

The apple blossom may come as soon as the third week of April, about three weeks ahead of normal. When the pink and white flowers are visible throughout orchards, that’s when the trees are most vulnerable to frost. READ MORE

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