Are blueberries ready to pick in Michigan?

Are blueberries ready to pick in Michigan?

Are blueberries ready to pick in Michigan?

Blueberries are ready to be picked around West Michigan from mid-late July through early August.

What month do you pick blueberries?

Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid- June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

Are strawberries ready to pick in Michigan?

Once strawberries are picked they stop ripening, so choose deep red berries without green or yellow patches which may have a sour flavor. ...

Are strawberries ripe in Michigan?

When can Michiganders begin seeing Michigan grown products like strawberries, blueberries and asparagus? ... The strawberries, asparagus and blueberries vary a bit, but as a general rule, expect asparagus in mid-May, strawberries in mid-June and blueberries in late July through August.

When is the best time to pick blueberries in Michigan?

Michigan Blueberries typically ripen from April (in Florida and Texas) through June and August in the upper Midwest and New England. June dominates as the month for blueberry production (and festivals) Unlike strawberries, which grow almost anywhere, blueberries are grown commercially in half as many states.

How many pounds of blueberries are produced in Michigan?

Michigan blueberry growers produce about 100 million pounds of blueberries every year, making the state a leader in blueberry production. With the heat and lack of rain, some crops are beginning to show drought stress. Irrigation is important to maintain fruit and plant growth.

Which is the number one blueberry producing state?

Michigan is the number one state of highbush blueberry production. The state of Michigan, alone, creates over 100 million pounds of blueberries a year.

When is the National Blueberry Festival in Michigan?

The National Blueberry Festival is held on the second weekend of August each year, and is one of the country's oldest continuously-running fruit festivals! We're proud of South Haven's tremendous blueberry crop, and the important industry it represents in our area.

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