Candle lighting the plum tree

Video. In Alsace, "candles" protect orchards from frost as temperatures plummet

Between the peach trees, orange flames flicker and dance throughout the night.

Between the peach trees, orange flames flicker and dance throughout the night.

In their orchard in Westhoffen (Bas-Rhin), Daniel and Nathalie Dettling have lit hundreds of candles to counter the potentially catastrophic effects of the frost during this week's cold snap.

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