Crop Conditions – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Crop Conditions

Summer bearing brambles are showing the full extent of the freeze and frost damage from earlier this year. Many floricanes are failing to produce a decent crop. Primocanes are growing well and are initiating flowers now. Early types are beginning to bloom. Grape are at bunch closure with veraison not far away for early varieties. Strawberry renovation should be complete and new runners plants taking root.


grape vine with green fruit

Grapes at bunch closure

black raspberry patch

Black raspberries with very poor fruit set on floricanes due to freeze injury.

blackberry with red and ripe fruit

Quachita blackberry at the start of harvest


Early apples almost ready for harvest.
Peach harvest will begin soon.


Honeycrisp Apple

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