How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Fruit cracking occurs mostly during the harvest period when the fruit is either almost ripe or already
mature and has been wet with rain or sprinkler water.
Harvest mature fruit before rains occur and avoid getting fruit wet with sprinklers to prevent fruit
from cracking. When rain does occur, harvest immediately to reduce the amount of fruit that is cracked.
Some varieties may not be as susceptible to cracking as others.
of mature fruit