Crop Conditions – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Crop Conditions

It has been a cool spring so far and most fruit crops are still relatively dormant in the Lafayette area. Early grapes are just at bud swell, red raspberries are also showing signs of growth, sweet cherry buds are swelling, and early apples are at silver tip.

Fruit trees in Lafayette remain dormant, however are pushing forward in more southern areas of the state. In southern Indiana apples are at or past full bloom and peaches are in shuck split. Blackberries are at half-inch green.

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