Spring- and Summer-Ripening Fruit

Lavergne, David
July 2008
Pomona;Summer2008, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p45
Academic Journal
The article offers information on several types of fruit that ripen in spring or early summer of every year in the U.S. It says that the Goumi cherry offers a sweet-tart taste and can be consumed fresh or cooked into jelly. One variety of loquats called MacBeth produces large fruits with yellow-orange color and contain few or even no seeds at all. The ripening time for a mulberry variety called Silk Hope takes about five weeks long.


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