[nafex] What are early-ripening temperate fruit crops (minor and major) that ripen before July in zones 5-7?
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Thu Feb 23 23:18:55 EST 2012
On Feb 23, 2012, at 10:29 PM, Steven Covacci wrote:
> What are early-ripening temperate/northern fruit crops (minor and major) that ripen before July in zones 5-7?
> The only ones that I am aware of are:
> Strawberries (cultivated and wild) - in June
> Juneberries (Serviceberries, Saskatoons, etc.) - In June
> Blueberries (i.e. cv. 'Earliblue')
> [?]Black-raspberries (i.e. cv. 'Jewel' - late June?)
I live in zone 6, eastern MA. I often get red currants (Jonkeers van Tets) at the end of June, early July. If I am organized, I sometimes can make jelly before I go away for 4th of July.
> Secondly, what are the July-ripening fruit crops (minor and major)? Note: only some varieties of the following ripen in July...
> Peaches & Nectarines
> Blackberries & Black-raspberries
> Figs? (cv.?)
> Please add any you are aware of to the above two schedules.
clove currant (Crandall)
Everbearing raspberries (Fall Red)
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