Jones Orchard Ripening Calendar

Ripening dates are approximate and vary each year depending on weather.

We list the most currently available fresh produce in the menu board on the home page of this site. You can also check with us to get the most current selections, both for Pick Your Own orchard fruit or to purchase from our farm markets.

Each peach variety will be available for approximately 15 days after ripening date posted.

Strawberries
Variety Availability
  Sweet Charlie Apr 9
  Camarosa Apr 16
  Chandler Apr 23
  Caminoreal Apr 23
     
Peaches
  Variety Availability
  Flavorich June 1
  Surecrop June 10
  Garnet Beauty June 15
  Redhaven July 1
  White Nectar July 5
  Intrepid July 10
  Loring July 15
  Contender July 20
  Redskin July 30
  Georgia Belle July 30
  Elberta Aug 1
  Indian Cling Aug 5
  Legend Aug 15
  Sun Prince Aug 16
  Parade Aug 26
  Autumn Prince Sept 8
     
Nectarines
Variety Availability
  Karla Rose June 14
  Red Gold July 15
     
Pears
  Variety Availability
  Keiffer Aug 25
     
Apples
  Variety Availability
  Lodi (summer apple) June 22
  Arkansas Black Sept 25
Plums
  Variety Availability
  Methley June 9
  Byron Gold June 25
     
Blackberries
  Variety Availability
  Chickasaw June 9
  Natchez June 23
  Ouachita June 26
  Navajo June 26
     
Peach Conversion
1 lb. of Peaches =
     3 medium peaches
     2 cups sliced peaches
     1 ½ cups peach puree
   
  2 Medium/Large Peaches =
     1 cup sliced peaches
   
  Approx. 4 Medium Peaches =
     1 cup peach puree
   
  1 bushel (48 lbs.) Peaches =
     18 - 24 quarts canned
   
  1 bushel (48 lbs.) Peaches =
     32 to 48 pints frozen
   
  2 to 2.5 lbs. Peaches =
     2 pints frozen