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Cherries & Other Stone Fruits

Program Contact: Bernardita Sallato, Tree Fruit Extension Specialist
(509) 786-9205 •

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