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Freezing Resistance of Broad-Leaved Evergreen Trees in the Warm-Temperate Zone

  title={Freezing Resistance of Broad-Leaved Evergreen Trees in the Warm-Temperate Zone},
  author={Akira Sakai},
  • A. Sakai
  • Published 30 March 1981
  • Environmental Science
Maximal resistance to winter freezing of broad-leaved evergreen trees of the northern and southern warm-temperate zones was assessed. Most of the evergreen species of the northern warm-temperate zone survived freezing to between -10 and -15°C. Camellia japonica, Euonymus jaj)onicum, Daphnij)hyllum macropodum, Photinia serrulata (Japan), Ilex aquifolium (Europe), Ilex opaca (United States) and Magnolia grandiflora were the hardiest, resisting freezing to between -18 and 20°C. Of the South… 

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