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MESPILUS germanica

Associated Products

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £10.00

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £5.00

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

Delivery Information

Now is our busy spring period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 10 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

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

Fully hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 6m (20ft)
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
£13.50 each
Pot size: 7.5 or 10 Litre
H/Std
£42.50 each

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