Lemony Quince – 5 Gallon


Cydonia oblonga

Can grow to 15 – 25′ in perfect conditions.

Cydonia oblonga is a deciduous Tree growing to 7.5 m (24ft) by 7 m (23ft) at a medium rate. This is the ‘apple’ from biblical times.
It is hardy to UK zone 4 and is not frost tender. It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen in November. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil. Note, the seed can be poisonous in large quantities.

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Stock from Colorado FruitScapes in Castle Rock, CO.

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