Orchard Phenology

Critical Guidelines: #

Leaf Flush happens on one to three occasions post harvest.
Leaf flush can be controlled with Ethephon Spray.

Flower Panicle Development happens between June to Middle September.
Temperature will play a role.  Pollination and Bee management in this period is important.

Root Flush start end of October until mid December.

Fruit Drop starts in the last week of October and continues in the first few weeks of November.

Fruit development takes between 82-112 days.  Development starts early October.
Average fruit mass is between 16 to 35g.

Supporting Documents: #

Leaf Flush:


Flower Panicle Development:


Fruit development: