Saturday, July 14, 2007

Apple maturity in Grand Rapids area:

I'm filling in our 2007 Actual harvests north of Grand Rapids:

Normal peak harvest dates for varieties for the Grand Rapids area.

Variety Normal date 2006 predicted date 2007 Actual Date
Yellow Transparent XXX XXX 7-12
Paulared 8-24 8-18
Gingergold 9-2 8-26
Gala 9-10 9-3
McIntosh 9-15 9-6
Honeycrisp 9-18 9-12
Empire 9-20 9-14
Jonathan 9-28 9-23
Jonagold 9-28 9-23
Golden Delicious 10-2 9-25
Red Delicious 10-5 9-30
Idared 10-10 10-2
Rome 10-15 10-9
Fuji 10-25 10-20
Braeburn 10-25 10-20
Goldrush 11-1 10-26

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