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Apple update: April 19

April 24, 2024  By ONFruit

With the cooler temperatures, growth has been moving quite slowly this week. Regionally, growth stages are fairly spread out depending on cultivar and proximity to water:

  • In Essex, Chatham-Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Elgin, Norfolk, Brant and Niagara, most cultivars are at tight cluster. However, earliest regions are seeing some signs of pink.
  • In Grey, most cultivars are green tip to half-inch green.
  • In Durham, Northumberland and Quinte, most cultivars are at half-inch green with some in very early tight cluster.
  • Further along the St. Lawrence and into the Ottawa Valley, apples are at green tip to half-inch green. | READ MORE


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