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MESPILUS germanica 'Nottingham'

Commonly known as Medlar

Large white flowers and edible brown fruits. This variety has larger leaves and more fruit
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Available autumn 2020 -
H/Std £50.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre
  • Deciduous - alternate, lance-shaped to oblong-oval dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long turning yellow-brown in autumn
  • White - sometimes tinged pink
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tree - or tall shrub. Spreading habit. Produces single flowers to 5cm (2in) across followed by spherical, fleshy, brown fruit to 4cm (1½in) across
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light, dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - more compact than the species producing heavier crops of smaller fruit
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, brown rot, powdery mildew
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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