UVM Apple Orchard

The UVM Apple Program:

Extension and Research for the commercial tree fruit grower in Vermont and beyond...

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The UVM Apple Team

Dr. Lorraine Berkett,  Terence Bradshaw,  Sarah Kingsley-Richards, Zach Noel

 2013 Apple Bud Stages at the UVM Horticulture Research Center
South Burlington, VT Elevation 71 m above sea level

  2013 Apple Bud Stage for Selected Cultivars

Dates posted represent timing when 50% of fruit buds on representative trees had reached the selected bud stage. Weather data are collected with an on-site automated Rainwise MK-III SP1-LR Weather Station (Bar Harbor, ME), connected to the NEWA weather network
Cultivar Orchard Silver Tip Green Tip Half Inch Green Tight Cluster Pink First Bloom Full Bloom  95% Petal Fall
Ginger Gold Org 1 4/7 4/18 4/23 4/28 5/1 5/5 5/7 5/12
Honeycrisp Org 1 4/16 4/19 4/26 4/29 5/5 5/8 5/9 5/17
Liberty Org 1 4/16 4/20 4/25 4/29 5/3 5/6 5/8 5/16
Macoun Org 1 4/8 4/20 4/28 4/30 5/5 5/8 5/9 5/17
Zestar Org 1 4/6 4/18 4/20 4/28 5/2 5/5 5/7 5/12
Ginger Gold Org 2 4/7 4/18 4/23 4/28 5/1 5/6 5/7 5/12
Honeycrisp Org 2 4/16 4/20 4/28 4/30 5/5 5/7 5/9 5/17
Liberty Org 2 4/16 4/20 4/24 4/29 5/3 5/6 5/7 5/16
Macoun Org 2 4/8 4/20 4/28 4/30 5/5 5/8 5/9 5/17
Zestar Org 2 4/7 4/17 4/20 4/28 5/2 5/5 5/7 5/12
Crimson Crisp Org 4 4/14 4/17 4/27 4/30 5/4 5/8 5/9 5/17
Crimson Gold Org 4 4/7 4/20 4/27 4/29 5/1 5/8 5/9 5/17
Crimson Topaz Org 4 4/16 4/20 4/27 4/29 5/3 5/6 5/8 5/15
Galarina Org 4 4/5 4/19 4/24 4/29 5/4 5/7 5/9 5/17
Florina Querina Org 4 4/5 4/20 4/27 4/30 5/4 5/8 5/10 5/18
Williams Pride Org 4 4/7 4/19 4/23 4/28 5/1 5/6 5/7 5/13
Winecrisp Org 4 4/9 4/18 4/25 4/29 5/1 5/7 5/8 5/14
McIntosh IPM 20 4/7 4/19 4/25 4/29 5/3 5/6 5/8 5/14
Empire IPM 20 4/8 4/19 4/24 4/29 5/3 5/6 5/8 5/14
Mutsu IPM 19 4/7 4/19 4/24 4/28 5/1 5/7 5/8 5/14
Gala IPM 19 4/8 4/19 4/23 4/28 5/1 5/7 5/8 5/16
                   

   Click here to read criteria for determining bud stages

Please send comments and suggestions tolorraine.berkett@uvm.edu

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