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What's in season in June 2021, and other timely information:

Ripening Dates for Fruits and Vegetables

Please note that actual dates may vary by as much as two weeks due to weather conditions, geographical location of the farm, and other factors. It is always advisable to call a farm earlier than the expected beginning of a season to verify on the status of the product you are interested in.

This page has a table below that tells when each fruit or vegetable is normally ready to be harvested Ohio!We also have a page with links to our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and dryingmany fruits and vegetables, such ashow to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn.

Typical Vegetable and Fruit Harvest Dates in Ohio
VEGETABLES Early Most Active Late
Asparagus April 23 May 1 - May 30 June 25
Broccoli June 20 July 1 - October 31 November 30
Cabbage June 1 June 10 - October 31 November 15
Cauliflower September 1 Oct. 5 - November 20 December . 5
Collards May 15 August 20 - October 31 November 20
Cucumbers June 25 July 5 - August 15 September 15
Eggplant July 10 July 20 - September 30 October 15
Lima Beans July 10 July 15 - August 31 October 31
Okra July 15 August 15 - September 15 October 15
Onions June 25 June 25 - July 31 September 30
Peas May 20 June 15 - June 25 July 5
Peppers July 5 July 15 - October 31 Nov. 5
Potatoes July 10 July 20 - September 30 October 15
Pumpkins September 15 October 1 - October 15 October 31
Snap Beans June 10 June 20 - July 20 August 31
Squash June 15 June 25 - September 1 September 30
Spinach April 15 May 5 - June 25 June 30
Sweet Corn July 1 July 5 - August 31 September 25
Tomatoes July 5 July 10 - September 15 October 15
FRUITS Early Most Active Late
Apples July 15 September 1 - October 25 October 31
Blackberries July 10 July 15 - July 30 August 10
Blueberries June 15 July 5 - August 10 August 31
Cherries June 10 June 20 - July 25 July 25
Grapes August 25 September 10 - September 20 September 30
Peaches, Nectarines July 5 July 20 - September 1 September 15
Plums July 1 August 1 - September 30 October 15
Pears August 1 August 10 - August 31 September 10
Raspberries July 1 July 15 - August 15 September 20
Strawberries May 20 June 1 - June 10 June 25
OTHER Early Most Active Late
Flowers, Herbs July 1 July 15 - September 15 October 1

Ohio Harvest Calendar, Graphical,in Alphabetical Order
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV
Apples
Asparagus
Beans, Snap
Beets
Blackberries
Blueberries
Broccoli
Cabbage
Cantaloupe
Cherries
Cucumbers
Grapes, Table
Herbs (dill, basil, etc)
Onions
Peaches, Nectarines
Peas
Peppers
Plums
Potatoes
Pumpkins
Raspberries, Black
Raspberries, Summer, Red
Raspberries, Fall, Red/Yellow
Rhubarb
Spinach
Squash, Summer/Zucchini
Squash, Winter
Strawberries
Sweet Corn
Tomatoes
Watermelon
APR MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV

Ohio Apple harvest dates

Typical harvest dates by variety of apple in ripening order

  • Lodi - July 10-20
  • Transparent - July 10-20
  • PaulaRed - August 10-20
  • Williams Pride - August 10-20
  • Ginger Gold - August 15-25
  • Redfree - August 20-30
  • McIntosh - September 1-20
  • Gala - September 1-September 15
  • Empire - September 5-15
  • Jonathon Sept 5-15
  • Liberty - September 5-15
  • Blondee- September 5-20
  • Jonalicious - September 10-20
  • Fuji - October 20-30
  • Cortland - September 15-30
  • Honeycrisp - September 5-20
  • Golden Delicious Sept 20-30
  • Jonathan - September 20-30
  • Pixie Crunch - September 20- October 1
  • Red Delicious - September 20-October 10
  • Grimes Gold - September 20-October 10
  • Jonagold - October 1-15
  • Golden Delicious - October 1-25
  • Melrose - October 1-25
  • Mutsu - October 5-20
  • IdaRed - October 10-20
  • Law Red Rome Oct 10-20
  • Stayman - October 15-30
  • Rome - October 15-30
  • Winesap Oct 15-25 spicy t
  • Evercrisp- October 15- 31
  • Goldrush - October 20-30
  • Granny Smith Oct 25-30
  • Pink Lady - October 25-11/10

Ohio Peach Ripening Calendar

  • RedHaven - August 1-10
  • Flaming Fury - August 5-15
  • Harmony - August 15-25
  • White Peaches - August 20-30
  • Contender - August 20-30
  • Nectarines - August 25-30
  • Madison - August 25-September 5
  • Redskin - September 1-10

Crop

Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov. Dec.
Fruit
Apples
Blackberries
Blueberries
Figs
Grapes
Peaches
Pears
Raspberries
Strawberries
Vegetables
string beans

broccoli

Brussels sprouts

cabbage

carrots

cauliflower

celery

chard

Chinese cabbage

collards

corn

cucumber

eggplant

garlic

head lettuce

lettuce mix

kale

hot peppers

kohlrabi

leeks

melons

onions

pearl onions

ornamental corn

pumpkins

parsnips

peppers

potatoes

snow peas

shell peas

snap peas

spinach

summer squash

sunflowers

tomatillas

tomatoes

turnips

oriental greens

bunching greens

winter squash


Most Popular Crops

(in chronological order of ripening)

Strawberries June
early Raspberries late June through mid July
Cherries early July
Tomatoes July to Frost
Corn, Green beans July and Aug
Gooseberries July
Raspberries July
Blueberries July
Cantaloupe July, August
Apples July toOct
Watermelon Mid July tomid Sept
Peaches July and August
Blackberries, Grapes mid August tomid Sept
Red Raspberries (fall) mid-August toFrost
Squash Late August toNov
Red Bartlett Pears September
Pumpkins mid September through October


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Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book