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MESPILUS germanica

Associated Products

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - widely eaten in the past. Edible after bletting (softening by exposure to frost or long storage). Good with cheese as a dessert. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
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    Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, brown rot, powdery mildew.

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    Place of Origin - southeastern Europe, southwestern Asia.

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    Tree Shape: Rounded to broadly spreading

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.
After our recent success at Chelsea we are receiving unprecedented demand which means that until we clear the backlog orders over £80 may take up to 21 days to be despatched.

We regret to inform you that we cannot currently accept orders for export outside of the UK until the autumn

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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MESPILUS germanica

Medlar

Large white flowers and edible brown fruits

Hardiness Rating

Hardy - very cold Winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 6m (20ft)
Height Integer - 6
Spread - in metres - 8m (25ft)

Plant Type

Deciduous - alternate, lance-shaped to oblong-oval dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long, turning yellow in autumn.
Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
Tree - or tall shrub. Flowers to 5cm (2in) across are followed by spherical, fleshy fruits to 5cm (2in) or more across.
Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun - or dappled shade.

Soil Conditions

Fertile moist well-drained soil

Flowers In

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Buy MESPILUS germanica

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
Small £14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Pot size: 7.5 or 10 Litre
H/Std £45.00 each

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