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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 4 weeks 3 hours ago #55783

When is the best time to trunk chop a Korean Hornbeam? I live in Southern Oregon. Current temp now on January 19th is 34 degrees.

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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 4 weeks 2 hours ago #55784

Cherokeewolfcub wrote: Current temp now on January 19th is 34 degrees.

Hello, Patty.
I didn't know temperatures in Oregon could be so high in the winter! Higher than in Brazil right now (32°C) and it's summer here.
Anyway, usually people chop by the end of the dormant season, late winter/spring.
From an american friend: " If you want to chop a tree, watch the buds every day. If they start to swell before the end of January, chop then. If not, first week of February is about the latest I'd wait."
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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 4 weeks 2 hours ago #55786

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Cherokeewolfcub wrote: Current temp now on January 19th is 34 degrees.


I didn't know temperatures in Oregon could be so high in the winter!


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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 6 days ago #55789

Cherokeewolfcub wrote: Current temp now on January 19th is 34 degrees.




You're from Burma, Liberia or that other country?

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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 6 days ago #55794

Thank you for the replies! I was thinking late winter or just pre bud break would be about right but wanted to
reach out to others who may have had experience with this variety already. We have actually had a very mild winter this year. Alot of pretty cold freezing fog, but none of the single digit or temperature in the teens we usually are known to experience. All my trees are comfy in a poly tunnel cold frame staying out of the winds.
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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 6 days ago #55797

How can you have freezing fog when the temperature stay above 0?
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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 6 days ago #55799

leatherback wrote: How can you have freezing fog when the temperature stay above 0?


Fahrenheit??
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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 6 days ago #55801

Tropfrog wrote:

leatherback wrote: How can you have freezing fog when the temperature stay above 0?


Fahrenheit??


If no unit is specified, it is Celsius, as that's the world standard.
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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 6 days ago #55804

Auk wrote:
If no unit is specified, it is Celsius, as that's the world standard.


Of course, we could read some context, but that would be too easy.

In December we had lows about 20/-7 and since the lows 45/+7 or warmer. Last weekend the elms and a quince started budding out. Trim, trim, etc. Last night and the next two, back to 20/-7. Then it warms up to 24/-5. Then back above freezing.

Those trees are now in the unheated garage.
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Korean Hornbeam When to Trunk Chop 3 weeks 5 days ago #55805

Oh, I forgot. Those are F/C, larger number is Fahrenheit.
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