In the sea every peninsula is a breakwater: on land every grove is a windbreak.
You must have a windbreak of cloth leanto, boughs, or rocks.
I believe a windbreak is essential, and would make it of Osage orange, maple, or cottonwood.
I have a windbreak on the south side made of Osage orange, to keep the hot winds off.
I believe a windbreak is essential, and like Russian mulberry ...