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Weather: Do plants freeze according to ambient temp. or wind chill?

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SilkKnoll
Tuskegee, AL
(Zone 8a)

January 2, 2012
3:34 AM

Post #8950990

I always want to leave my plants out as much as possible, and the plants seem to appreciate it for the most part, too.

Now nights in the high 30s are forecast but the wind chill will be below 32.

Does anyone know what temperature the water inside the plants' cells will perceive it to be?
KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 11, 2012
11:39 AM

Post #8963513

http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/2011Hort_NewsArticles/DoPlantsRespondToWindChill.pdf

Read this information - it should help.
SilkKnoll
Tuskegee, AL
(Zone 8a)

January 11, 2012
4:03 PM

Post #8963861

That's exactly what I needed to know!

Thanks so much.
KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 11, 2012
4:56 PM

Post #8963930

You're welcome!

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