Crop Conditions – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Crop Conditions

In just two weeks there has been significant bud development on our fruit trees here in Lafayette, IN. Our Shiro Plums are in full bloom and the bees are busy pollinating these trees. There is one Apricot and some early season Apple trees in our mixed variety blocks that are also in full bloom. All other fruit trees and small fruits are developing, there doesn’t seem to be anything that remains dormant at this time. Our field Strawberries are starting to grow out and the new growth looks fantastic. Our Strawberries in the high tunnels have started to develop berries.

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