[NAFEX] Picking unripe fruit

Jim Fruth jimfruth at charter.net
Mon Jul 20 08:57:07 EDT 2009

    When I've picked unripe fruit, I've learned that it the fruit comes off 
the stem it stops ripening.  When I pick it with stem intact (including 
raspberries) the fruit continues to ripen.  Leaving the stem intact on 
peaches and apricots might require the use of a pruning shear.

Jim Fruth
Brambleberry Farm
Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
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