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Illinois CropMAP

North Central Illinois Fruit Crops

Prepared by Robert M. Skirvin, Professor of Horticulture, University of Illinois © 1999. This is a list of fruit crops that are recommended for north central Illinois which includes Will, Grundy, La Salle, Bureau, Henry, and Rock Island counties.

Traditional crops

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Strawberries

Earliglow, Annapolis, Honeoye, Seneca, Jewel, Kent, Guardian, Sparkle, Allstar

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Red Raspberry

Latham, Titan, Heritage, Ruby

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Black Raspberry

Bristol, Allen, Jewel, Haut

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Purple Raspberry

Brandywine, Royalty

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Grapes (American)

Niagara, Cayuga White, Fredonia, Concord, Edelweiss, Swensen Red, Ontario, Buffalo, Steuben, Deleware

Illinois

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Grapes (Seedless)

Canadice, Reliance, Concord seedless, Himrod, Glenora

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Grapes (French Hybrid)

Foch, Frontenac, Vignoles, Baco Noir, Seyval, DeChaunac

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Thornless Blackberries

Dirksen, Chester

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Thorned Blackberries

Illini Hardy, Darrow

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Blueberries

Collins, Patriot, Bluegold, Bluecrop, Bluejay, Blueray, Jersey, Nelson, Berkeley, Herbert, Coville, Lateblue, Elliott

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Tart Cherries

Montmorency, North Star

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Apples

Ginger Gold, Redfree, Jerseymac, Dayton, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonafree, Empire, Liberty, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Suncrisp, Enterprise, Fuji (early cultivars), Jonathan

Illinois

NewCROP

Peaches

Garnet Beauty, Redhaven, Ernie's Choice, Canadain Harmony, Madison, Biscoe

Illinois

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Nectarines

Juneglo, Crimson Snow, RedGold, Rantasia, Ovation, Encore

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Pears

Harrow Delight, Clapp's Favorite, Moonglow, Maxine, Seckel, Olympic

Illinois

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The Fruit Crop listing was compiled and written by Robert M. Skirvin, Professor of Horticulture, University of Illinois © 1999. Questions related to these plants should be addressed to Dr. Skirvin at skirvin@uiuc.edu