Shawn's Blog — Olives
Posted by Shawn Addison on
How is the crop looking so far this year?
Young blossoms It is an interesting time in the orchard right now as we monitor the trees for what we can expect for a crop. The rumor is that the crop may be quite light statewide which is not good news given the rapidly growing popularity of Californian olive oil and the price hikes and shortages we've been seeing the last few years. Usually by this time of year in our orchard, we have had bloom and sometimes even fruit set, although that is pretty rare this early. This year, the trees seem confused. Many have already bloomed and...