Stone fruit production set to plummet in Spain after freezing February

Production of artichokes, citrus fruits and leafy vegetable at risk

LAST UPDATED: 4 Mar, 2016 @ 14:28
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FEBRUARY’S frost is set to affect 80% of early stonefruit production across Spain.

The late cold snap is also putting production of artichokes, citrus fruits and leafy vegetables at risk.

FRUITY FEARS: Big freeze hits stone fruit
FRUITY FEARS: Big freeze hits stone fruit

Blossoming stonefruit trees – such as cherries and plums – are said to have been very badly affected by the drop in temperature last month.

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