Zone 8 Brassicas:

Due to overnight temperatures forecasted this week at our central Pennsylvania greenhouse, we will have to move out the shipping date for your brassica plants to ensure their health on their shipping journey. Your brassica plants will now be shipping out beginning the week of 2/26/2023. We sincerely apologize for this delay. Fortunately, your brassicas can be planted as soon as you receive them this season and you can rest assured that they will thrive in your garden.

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What is a Chill Hour in fruit plants?

  1. Chill Hours are the minimum amount of chill required for the flower buds to break dormancy and to set fruit.
  2. Chill hours occur between 32 and 45 degrees.
  3. Chilling requirement is the total accumulating number of hours during the winter.
  4. Each variety of fruit tree, bush and strawberry have a different requirement of needed chill hours

Southern varieties of fruit plants tend to need a lower number of chill hours than northern varieties.

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