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Illinois CropMAP

Central/Southern 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 central/southern Illinois which includes Madison, Bond, Fayette, Effingham, Jasper, and Clark counties.

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Strawberries

Earliglow, Honeoye, Seneca, Kent, Jewel, Guardian, Allstar, Cardinal

Illinois

NewCROP

Red Raspberry

Titan, Heritage, Ruby, Boyne, Southland

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NewCROP

Black Raspberry

Bristol, Allen, Jewel, Haut

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NewCROP

Purple Raspberry

Brandywine, Royalty

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NewCROP

Grapes (American)

Ontario, Buffalo, Niagara, Cayuga White, Fredonia, Steuben, Concord, Deleware, Catawba

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NewCROP

Grapes (Seedless)

Canadice, Himrod, Reliance, Glenora, Concord seedless, Venus, Einset, Saturn, Remailly

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NewCROP

Grapes (French Hybrid)

Vignoles, Foch, Baco Noir, Seyval, DeChaunac, Chardonelle

Illinois

NewCROP

Thornless Blackberries

Dirksen, Chester, Triple Crown, Navaho, Araphao

Illinois

NewCROP

Thorned Blackberries

Darrow, Illini Hardy, Choctaw, Shawnee, Cherokee

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NewCROP

Blueberries

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

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NewCROP

Tart Cherries

Montmorency, North Star

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NewCROP

Apples

Ginger Gold, Redfree, Dayton, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Empire, Liberty, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Suncrisp, Enterprise, Fuji, Ozark Gold, Goldrush

Illinois

NewCROP

Peaches

Garnet Beauty, Redhaven, Ernie's Choice, Canadian Harmony, Madison, Biscoe, Encore

Illinois

NewCROP

Nectarines

Juneglo, Crimson Snow, RedGold, Fantasia, Ovation, Encore, Summer Beauty, SunGlo, RedGlo

Illinois

NewCROP

Pears

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

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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