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 planted on the south and west.
I think a windbreak of several rows of Osage orange on the south side is a necessity.
I believe in a windbreak of mulberry, or any trees planted thickly, on the south.
I think a hedge fence all around the orchard as a windbreak would be beneficial.
I believe a windbreak of box-elder or evergreens is beneficial but not essential.
While I would not object to a windbreak on the south side, I do not think it necessary.