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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Cherries & Other Stone Fruits

Program Contact: Bernardita Sallato, Tree Fruit Extension Specialist
(509) 786-9205 • b.sallato@wsu.edu

peach-close-2JVH1Within the State of Washington, Yakima County is the number one producer of sweet cherries (2,500 acres), plums/prunes (>400 acres), nectarines (>600 acres), and peaches (>1,000 acres).  In your travels through our County, you may also come across apricots, tart cherries, pluots (plums crossed with apricots) and even pecotums (peach X apricot X plums).

 

Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension