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When is fruit ready to pick? Nature offers different clues

This June 26, 2015 photo shows plums nearing maturity growing in an orchard near Langley, Wash. Flesh firmness and color are good clues to determine when they’re ripe enough to be picked. (Dean Fosdick via AP)

This June 26, 2015 photo shows plums nearing maturity growing in an orchard near Langley, Wash. Flesh firmness and color are good clues to determine when they’re ripe enough to be picked. (Dean Fosdick via AP)

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