Germany: Results of the German Fruit Tree Census 2022

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   GM2022-0033

This report summarizes the results of the 2022 German deciduous and stone fruit tree census and focuses on developments in the planted varieties of apples and pears. Since the 2017 census, total planted area decreased by 1.45 percent, and 9.2 percent of German fruit farms ended operations. Apples continue to be the most planted fruit trees and account for 67 percent of total fruit tree area, followed by sweet cherries, plums, and pears. The area planted with tree nuts is negligible but growing.

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