Most, but not all, varieties of fruit trees at Grandpa's Orchard can be found in these ripening and maturity charts.
For best results, pick a variety that you know when it ripens and adjust the timing for your area based on that known variety. These charts are based predominantly on Southwest Michigan, but maturity varies according to your geographic area and local climate, and also can change year to year according to the onset of spring.
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Apple Maturity Guide
A handy chart to help you choose varieties according to their maturity and ripening periods.
Cherry and Plum Maturity Guide
This chart will help you choose sweet and tart cherry; and plum and prune varieties by ripening and maturity period.
Peach, Nectarine & Apricot Maturity Guide
This chart will help you choose varieties of peach, nectarine and apricot by ripening and maturity period.
Pear Maturity Guide
A handy guide to help you choose pear varieties according to their ripening and maturity periods.