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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.
Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, brown rot, powdery mildew.
Place of Origin - southeastern Europe, southwestern Asia.
Tree Shape: Rounded to broadly spreading
Next date for despatch is 5th January.
Regretfully we are not currently exporting any more orders out of the UK until the end of January 2015, or later, depending on the weather.
Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.