Grape Hardiness Update for Late November - Kelowna and Similkameen Supplement

Posted Dec 4th, 2023 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Summerland Research and Development Centre

Grape Hardiness Update for Late November - Kelowna and Similkameen Supplement

Summerland Research and Development Centre is pleased to announce that bud hardiness testing of varieties from Kelowna and the Similkameen Valley has been added for the 2023-24 winter season.  This supplement should typically be bi-weekly on alternate weeks to the primary bud hardiness testing.

Attached are the Supplement Winter Grape Bud Hardiness results for late November.  The sampled hardiness levels were determined as average lethal temperature exotherms (LTE) measured on buds of several varieties by region collected on November 29th and 30th in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valley.

Click here to read the Winter Grape Bud Hardiness results

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