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I might go ahead and cover them tomorrow night. We have like 65 degrees in the day and then the next day 45 and then freezing in the night. I don't have plastic foil, but bubble wrap, wonder if that will work? can they still breath with the plastic?
bubble rap may do the job, but why you do not try the polybags that they use at the cleaners for suits- it is better for sun-rays. The tree will breath from the bottom, as you pull the bag over the tree you do not seal it at the bottom so it breaths
Thanks, I will try those polybags. your help is really appreciated. I really hope they make it! will post updates.
Be extremely careful with dog urine- just realized that you have dogs. They will kill olive trees. good luck
Don't use plastic or foil. It doesn't breathe. Use cloth or burlap or straw. Old bed sheets or blankets work great.
I tried plastic foil for 3 years in a row and it worked fine- The tree will breath from below, as you do not wrap it, it is open, it works like a personal greenhouse for the individual tree.
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