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 Estimated delivery between 04 December and 10 December 2014. Subject to all plants being in stock

Friday 19th December is the last day for ordering with guaranteed delivery before Christmas.

Please note that orders will normally be despatched within 5 - 10 working days from receipt except in the busy Spring season when it may take up to 15 working days from receipt until despatch.

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.

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MESPILUS germanica


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


Buy MESPILUS germanica

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
Small £13.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Pot size: 7.5 or 10 Litre
H/Std £42.50 each

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