Western Australia Sees Early stone Fruit Harvest

Stone fruit will be hitting shelves in Western Australia earlier this year due to a dry, mild winter.

Some producers in WA's south-west region have received only half their average rainfall, which has destined bud burst has come early.

Plum and cherry grower Tony Guadagnino says fruit will ripen about three weeks ahead of agenda this season.

"Some of the plums have previously started flowering which is not a good thing," he says."

"But everything is a time thing, everything comes with a date, a selection date or maturity date."

"The way things are looking, it will be a couple for weeks before time everything." Bookmark and Share