Record Your Own Crop Descriptions

How to Use Crop Description Records

This is a crop-records system made for farmers and gardeners like you. Help document Canada's diverse plant varieties by recording simple observations about the plants you grow. You'll find simple multiple-choice forms in paper and web formats that let you make systematic observations with other growers across Canada and beyond.

Use a mobile device to enter your observations, right in the field.


Use printable forms in the field and enter your observations on-line later.

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Characteristics of Tolman Sweet

CharacteristicAverageMost CommonNumber of EntriesView Details
Age of tree7.007.001View
Tree ConditionN/AHealthy, Cropping Poorly1View
How Vigorous Variety SeemsN/AIntermediate1View
Flower timingN/AIntermediate1View
Time stayed in Flower6.006.001View
Flower RegularityN/AAlmost Every Year1View
Second Flower PeriodN/AVery Rarely1View
Flower ColourN/AWhite1View
Top View ShapeN/ARound1View
Fruit drop tendenciesN/AHolds On The Tree Well Into Winter1View
Ripen timeN/ALate1View
Fruit SizeN/ASmall1View
Skin ground colourN/AGreen-yellow1View
Bruise TendenciesN/AIntermediate1View
Interior FirmnessN/AFirm1View
Interior TextureN/AFine1View
Fully ripe seed colourN/ADark Brown1View