with approximate availability datesCherries
Sweet Cherries: June 7- July 1
Peaches
Red Haven Peaches: July 30
Sun-Hi Peaches: August 12
Harmony and Loring: August 15
Red Skins: August 20
Cresthaven: August 20
Shipper Red: August 25
Marqueen: August 28
Plums
Methley: July 10 – July 25
Shiro: July 25 – August 10
Formoso: July 25 – August 10
Stanley Prune Plum: September 1, September 15
Major Produce
Cantaloupe: August 1 – 31
Tomatoes: July 15 – September 15
Squash: July 15 – September 1
Green Beans: July 15 – August 1
Sweet Corn: July 15 – September 1
Apples
Summer Rambo: August 1 – August 30
McIntosh: August 21
Gala: August 21
Golden Supreme: August 21
Golden Delicious: September 15
Jonathan: September 15
Jonagold September 15
Red Delicious – Empire: September 20
Ida Red: October 10
Stayman: October 10
York: October 10
Fuji: October 15
Granny Smith: October 15

 

The following Youtube videos contain great information about peaches, peach production and harvesting.  These videos were produced by Clemson University and are titled “Everything About Peaches.”  They will give you an idea of the process involved in producing quality produce for the farm market and some of the methods used here at Ivy Hill Farm.

 

How to Pick the Best Peach

 

Different Kinds of Peaches

 

How to Determine Peach Ripeness