Return to Winter in Switzerland

  02.05.2017 Gstaad Living

With this drop in temperature in many regions, frost has caused great damage to agriculture, with particular destruction of fruit orchards and vineyards. Frost-sensitive fruit like cherry, plum and apricot were in bloom and some had small fruit already showing. Some producers in Canton Valais, for example, have lost their entire crop for the year.

While there is a large crop failure for pitted fruit, there is more hope for kernel fruit, for which blossoming was less advanced.


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