Opuntia phaeacantha lower east bed
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One of the few prickly pear in the garden. My tolerance for glochids is low.

Trichocereus pasacana in 2nd MD Winter, jan 2007
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February was very cold with 6 days continuously below freezing and a low of +8F

 

 

Temps for

day

 1

 

 

Feb 2007

hi

34

 

 

 

lo

24

2 38 31
3 34 22
4 32 19
5 20 11
6 24 8
7 27 16
8 27 17
9 33 18
10 35 15
11 38 10
12 46 21
13 36 26
14 36 20
15 24 16
16 27 12
17 37 12
18 33 21
19 34 15
20 47 32
21 52 30
22 55 31
23 38 27
24 43 23
25 36 30
26 43 32
27 51 30
28 50 28
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

T. pasacana immediately after cold wave
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All permenant damage showed early.

T. pasacana still happy at end of August 2007
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Several inches of new growth was added.

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