Foliage Report – October 6
It's the week before Indigenous People's Weekend, and the weekend that normally is peak foliage. But, with the lack of a frost, peak foliage seems to be running a week or so behind "normal"
Typically, northern Maine (zones six and seven) reach peak conditions the last week of September into the first week of October. The rest of the state's progression of color will start occurring from north to south in mid-October. Coastal Maine typically reaches peak conditions mid-to-late October.
Gale Ross, the Maine Foliage spokesperson said
We are experiencing a beautiful stretch of weather, making this long holiday weekend the perfect time to get outdoors to enjoy the varying contrasts of the fall colors, mingled in with the greens in the upper elevations and the forest canopies of Maine,"