ALL OF THE FRUIT GROWN AT CABALO'S ORCHARD IS GROWN USING ORGANIC PRACTICES. THAT MEANS THAT WE USE ONLY ORGANIC CERTIFIED PEST CONTROL, FERTILIZATION AND WEED CONTROL PRODUCTS. WE MADE A CHOICE TO NOT CERTIFY OUR PRODUCTS AS ORGANIC. OUR FRUIT IS SAFE TO EAT RIGHT OFF THE TREE. SOME OF OUR FRUIT IS AVAILABLE FOR U-PICK. FOR A LIST OF WHAT IS AVAILABLE TODAY PLEASE CHECK THE "UPDATE SECTION" ON THE HOME PAGE OR SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWS LETTER.
We have a total of 12 varieties of apples. Five varieties are fully mature and available; the other eight are young trees that are producing apples in the smaller quantities. Apples are ripe from mid-August through October.
Apples will be available for u-pick.
We have both Montmorency and North Star Sour Pie Cherries. Our trees are still young and our supply is limited. Pie Cherries ripen in Late June. These have a habit of selling our before they are even picked so call ahead with your order.
Apricots ripen in early to mid-July. We have a variety called Early Sunglow. They are a Small Apricot that makes wonderful Jam.
Apricots are not available for u-pick.
We have a wonderful thornless variety of blackberries. The original bush was planted over 40 years ago from a rooting given to Grandpa Jay by a friend. We have been adding to our patch using cuttings from the mother plant for several years now. Blackberries ripen the last week in July and are usually available through-out August.
Blackberries are available for u-pick.
We have Simka Plums. Plums ripen in August and September. Plums are not available for u-pick.
Contrary to popular opinion prunes are not just dried plums. Our Italian Prunes are meaty and delicious, and they ripen in September.
Prunes are available for u-pick on one-2 weekends In September
We harvest a variety of melons, including Honeydew, Cantaloupe, Crenshaw, Casaba and many others We also plant a variety of watermelons including Yellow flesh and the Heritage Moon and Stars. All start to ripen in August and September. Melons are not available for u-pick.
Though we no longer grow peaches on this farm we do bring in cases of Low Spray Peaches from western Idaho. We can offer Elberta and O'Henry, both freestone and good canning varieties. You will need to call ahead and place an order