Crop conditions – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Crop conditions

Fruit crops are beginning development, especially in the southern part of the state. Brambles are at 1/2 to 3/4 inch green in the south, and just pushing buds in the Lafayette area. Grapes are at early swell in the south, but still dormant in the Lafayette area, though some are bleeding when pruned. Peaches are at pink in the south Apples and peaches are still dormant in the Lafayette area. Based on the climate outlook, crops should continue normal development over the next few weeks.

If you haven’t already made them, it is time for the delayed-dormant applications on lime sulfur or Sulforix on brambles, blueberries, and grapes.

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