In this Daily Local News article, Jason Parker and Chris Marshall from Davey's North Philadelphia office discuss how the ever changing weather has impacted their local landscape.

Posted: April 02, 2024

It’s been wacky weather.

We had temperatures in the 60s, followed by below freezing temps, and then heavy rainfall in March.

So how do these major changes impact shrubs, trees and plants that are just starting to bloom?

Jason Parker, certified arborist and district manager of the Horsham office of Davey Tree Company, talked by phone to the Daily Local News last week.

He said those beautiful warm days followed by freezing nights can knock the bloom off and stunt growth of new buds, affecting and weakening plants for the season, especially with cherry trees. Typically cherry trees bloom for two or three weeks and that time might be shortened with a freeze if the buds have already opened.

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For more information, contact the North Philadelphia Davey office.

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