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Commonly known as Common quince

Genus of one species of deciduous tree or shrub occuring at woodland margins and on rocky slopes in southwestern Asia.

The aromatic, edible fruit used for preserves and flavouring.

Not to be confused with the flowering quince, Chaenomeles

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - attractive, shallowly bowl-shaped flowers are followed by aromatic, pear-like ornamental fruit, edible when cooked.
  • Tall Shrub - or tree
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - fruits best after a long, hot summer. Probably predates apple in cultivation and most historical references to apple relate to quince. Marmalade was originally quince jam.
  • Pests & Diseases - quince leaf blight, fireblight, mildew.
  • Place of origin - Asia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Cydonia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CYDONIA

CYDONIA oblonga 'Vranja'  AWARD

CYDONIA oblonga 'Vranja'  >

Commonly known as: Common quince.
White or pale rose flowers with large golden yellow fruits in October which are suitable for jam making
Bush £47.50 each

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