Apples: time of harvest and sale of Italian apples - elcriso.it
TIME OF HARVEST AND SALE OF ITALIAN FRUIT
The apple tree is the fruit species par excellence and is grown on practically all continents, especially in areas with a temperate and cold-temperate climate without being exposed to strong winds. The soils must be fertile, well drained, sunny.
Species: Malus domestica
- SUMMER VARIETIES: Gala Group, Ozark Gold, Gravenstein;
- AUTUMN-VERNINE VARIETIES: Granny Smith, Renette group, Annurca, Red delicious, Golden delicious, Rome Beauty, Imperatore, Jonathan, Gloster, Elstar, Idared.
Main production regions
The main apple production regions are: Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige, Emilia Romagna, Campania.
Average yields per hectare
The average yields per hectare (10,000 m2) of apples are: 250-300 quintals / ha.
Preservation after collection pending sale
Storage after harvesting of apples pending sale is:
- SUMMER VARIETIES: in the refrigerator between 0 - 2 ° C and 90% relative humidity for 4 weeks;
- AUTUMN-WINTER VARIETIES: in the refrigerator between 0 - 2 ° C and 85% relative humidity for up to 6 months.