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Cold Hardiness 2014-2015

NYS Agricultural Experiment Station (Weekly samples)

Date Location Variety LT10 LT50 LT90 BudMortality%
4/6/2015 Geneva Cabernet Franc 0.2 -6.0 -12.2 18
    Noiret 0.9 -6.2 -10.5 26
    Concord -0.9 -3.3 -6.5 4
    Riesling -4.1 -7.2 -9.5 30

Finger Lakes - Commercial Vineyards

Date Location Variety LT10 LT50 LT90 Bud Mortality %
3/30/15 East Keuka Cabernet Franc -4.9 -10.0 -13.5 26
    Cayuga White -5.7 -9.5 -13.4  
    Concord -12.1 -19.1 -23.5  
    Riesling -4.9 -10.2 -17.8 26
3/30/15 East Seneca Cabernet Franc -5.4 -9.1 -13.4 22
    Cayuga White -6.4 -10.1 -14.7 30
    Concord -15.8 -19.3 -24.8 2
    Riesling -3.6 -9.9 -19.3 32
3/30/15 Sodus Cabernet Franc 0.4 -5.3 -9.0 16
    Noiret -5.9 -7.9 -10.3 8
    Riesling -2.8 -8.2 -16.7 34
3/30/15 West Keuka Cabernet Franc -5.0 -9.5 -13.9 26
    Cayuga White -4.1 -10.7 -14.6  
    Concord -12.6 -20.3 -24.1 4
    Riesling -6.6 -12.7 -16.9 38
3/30/15 West Seneca Cabernet Franc -7.3 -10.0 -14.4 28
    Cayuga White -8.8 -13.0 -19.0 20
    Concord -7.2 -14.8 -19.2 2
    Riesling -8.0 -12.5 -18.0 26
3/30/15 West Canandaigua Cayuga White -5.2 -9.3 -12.3 24
    Concord -8.3 -16.6 -20.7 6
    Niagara        
    Riesling -1.6 -9.5 -16.7 34
3/30/15 West Cayuga Cab Franc -4.4 -9.1 -15.5 22
    Catawba -5.3 -11.0 -15.7 8
    Cayuga White -5.2 -9.3 -12.3 18
    Riesling -1.6 -9.5 -16.7 30

Lake Erie Region 

Date Location Variety LT10 LT50 LT90 BudMortality%
3/3/15 Portland Niagara -14.5 -19.1 -25.4  
    Riesling -9.4 -14.4 -17.7  
    Seyval -7.3 -13.2 -15.9  
    Concord -16.7 -21.1 -25.6  
    Traminette -8.1 -15.9 -21.4  

Hudson Valley

Date Location Variety LT10 LT10 LT50 BudMortality%
3/30/15 Hudson Valley Cab Franc -3.1 -5.3 -6.9  
    Concord -8.5 -11.4 -13.7  
    Chardonnay -4.2 -5.8 -7.2  
    Riesling -4.2 -7.1 -9.0