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What's in season in October 2020, and other timely information:

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

Typical Crop Availability - When to Pick in South Africa

South Africa Pick-your-own calendar
Typical dates - Varies by farm and season

October  
November Strawberries
December Raspberries, Strawberries, Loganberries, Boysenberries, Tayberries, Silvanberries, Cherries, Peaches
January Raspberries, Strawberries, Loganberries, Boysenberries, Tayberries, Silvanberries, Black Currents, Cherries, Apricots 
February Raspberries, Strawberries, Apricots, Nectarines, Peaches, Apples
March Raspberries (Fall crop), Strawberries, Nectarines, Peaches, Apples
April Raspberries (Fall crop), Strawberries, Apples

May

Raspberries (Fall crop), Strawberries, Apples
June Raspberries (Fall crop)

July

August

 

September

 


The Presto Pressure
canners are out
of stock, but Tfal's
are available!


Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book