Utah ranks fourth in the nation in tart cherry production and only 21st in apple production, but apple trees in the state's commercial orchards outnumber tart cherry trees.

Total fruit trees in Utah orchards, 1993

APPLE...............631,544

TART CHERRY.........565,243

PEACH...............202,999

SWEET CHERRY.........79,772

PEAR.................32,898

APRICOT..............18,684

SOURCE: 1994 Utah Agricultural Statistics