As of 10/28 we have a few apples for u-pick. We also have a variety of bins available to choose from, including pears.
*Please note: Delicious Orchards offers u-pick only on the varieties marked with asterisks. We may have other varieties of fruits and vegetables available in our store from local producers in different micro-climates.
*Seasonal weather affects the availability of fruits and vegetables.
Actual dates may vary by as much as two weeks due to weather conditions, geographical location of the farm, and other factors. It is always advisable to call a farm earlier than the expected beginning of a season to verify on the status of the product you are interested in.
Colorado Produce Availability
Apples: July, September - October, November
**Apricots: late July, August, mid-September
Blackberries: early July, mid-July to mid August, August
**Cherries: early June, mid-June to mid July, late July
**Grapes: August, September, October
**Peaches, Nectarines: June, July - August, late August
**Pears: August, September, October
**Plums and plouts: July, August, late August
**Raspberries: July, July - September, October
Strawberries: May 20, June 10 to June 30, early July - everbearing varieties may continue until frost, usually at a lower rate of production
Asparagus: April, late April - early June, June
Beets: July, August, October
Broccoli: early June, late June - July, August
Cabbage: June, July - August, October
Carrots: August, September, October, November
Cauliflower: early June, late June - July, August
**Cucumbers, May, June - September, October
**Eggplant: Early July, mid July - September, October
**Garlic: July, August, September
Green beans: July, August, September
**Kale: July, September and October, November
Lettuce, greens: March, April - July, September
**Melons: mid-August, September, October
Onions: April, May - October, November
Peas: late April, May - early July, late July
**Peppers: early July, late July - September, October
Potatoes: April, May - October, November
Pumpkins: September, October, October
Rhubarb: late June, July, late July
Snap Beans: May, June - September, October
**Squash (summer): June, July to September, October
**Squash (winter): August, September, October
Sweet Corn: late June, July - September, October
**Tomatoes: May, June - September, October
Watermelons: August, September, October
Common Colorado Cherry Varieties Harvest Schedule
Benton - early June, Mid-season, large sweet cherry with excellent firmness and flavor.
Black Pearl - early June, large, firm, with excellent flavor, stores very well.
Rainier - mid June, golden sweet cherry with red streaks.
Common Colorado Peach and Nectarine Varieties
Typical order of Ripening and Harvest Schedule
Variety: Stone, Typical harvest start date, Typical harvest end date
Early Red Haven: Semi-clingstone, July 15, July 25
Redgold (Nectarine): Semi-clingstone, July 15, July 30
Rising Star: Semi-clingstone, July 20, Aug 5
Red Haven: Semi-clingstone, July 20, Aug 5
Blazing Star: Freestone, July 25, Aug 10
Red Globe: Freestone, Aug 10, Aug 20
Angelus: Freestone, Aug 10, Aug 20
Contender: Freestone, Aug 20, Aug 30
O'Henry: Freestone, Sept 5, Sept 15