Peach/Nectarine Growth Stages and Critical Temperatures
Typical temperatures in Fahrenheit, at which 10% and 90% injury after 30 minutes exposure, is provided under each bud stage image.
To have a full crop of cherries requires well over 50% bud survival in most years, while apples, pears, and peaches may only need 10 - 15% bud survival.
|blank space||Swollen Bud (First Swell)||Calyx Green||1/4" green (Calyx Red)|
|blank space||Pink (First Pink)||First Bloom||Full Bloom|
|blank space||Post Bloom (Petal Fall)||Shuck Split|