85% of Australia’s pears are grown in and around the town of Shepparton in the Goulburn Valley, Victoria. Starting towards the end of January and continuing for about six weeks means that the season falls nicely after the mainland cherry season.
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Everything you need to know to prepare your apple picking season in Australia. Location, period, bin rates, special tips.
Even if Australia is a lot bigger than New Zealand, its apple production is slightly smaller: the total harvest was estimated at 300 000 tonnes in 2014. It represents at least 4300 apple picking jobs over the apple season.
Up to 100 picking days !
Australia has one of the longest cherry season in the world, which is permitted by a diversity of production areas through different climatic zones. Cherry picking can start there as early as October 15-20th and can last till February 20th.