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Re: No comparison
Posted by jwitt abq z7 on 6/20/2017, 7:31 pm, in reply to "No comparison"
Edited by jwitt abq z7 on 6/20/2017, 7:39 pm
Very different indeed as the 6b climate while having colder extreme lows, does not have the consecutive hours below freezing as even much warmer Dallas in most all near zonal events. But both can grow many of the same plants.
And much drier among other things.
Oh, and a side note, thec-11f was preceded by rain and snow.
Rene, Boise, are also dry and same zone, but.....
So much more to it.
In a nutshell, all I am saying is, he is not too far different than North Texas with just proper siting and things like that. Yeah, -11f in Oklahoma would be different in east Oklahoma, most likely as it would be followed by a 100+ hour(most likely longer) consecutive hours below freezing. But they survive those extended freezes in N Texas preceded by zonal lows in pretty good shape.
Albuquerque, actually Rio Rancho,
New Mexico. Zone 7
Annual precip about 8"
Elevation =10' shy of a mile although climate change may change that