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Illinois CropMAP

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 southern Illinois which includes Crawford, Lawrence, Richland, Clay, Marion, Clinton, St. Clair, Washington, Jefferson, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, White, Hamilton, Franklin, Perry, Randolph, Monroe, Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Johnson, Union, Alexander, Pulaski, Massac, and Popecounties.

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Strawberries

Earliglow, Honeoye, Cardinal, Guardian, Allstar

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Red Raspberry

Boyne, Heritage, Southland, 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)

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

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Grapes (Seedless)

Venus, Canadice, Himrod, Reliance, Glencora, Einset, Saturn, Reamailly, Concord Seedless

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Grapes (French Hybrid)

Vignoles, Foch, Seyval, DeChaunac, Chardonelle

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Thornless Blackberries

Dirksen, Chester, Triple Crown, Navaho, Arapaho

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Thorned Blackberries

Choctaw, Cherokee, Illini Hardy, Shawnee

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Blueberries

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

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Tart Cherries

Montmorency

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Apples

Gingergold, Redfree, Dayton, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Empire, Ozark Gold, Red Delicious, Suncrisp, Goldrush, Fuji, Golden Delicious

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Peaches

Garnet Beauty, Redhaven, Ernie's Choice, Loring, Canadian Harmony, Cresthaven, Encore

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Nectarines

Summer Beauty, Crimson Snow, SunGlo, RedGlo, Fantasia

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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