no longer available Medlar (Mespilus germanica) NOTTINGHAM

This is the most popular and best flavoured variety of medlar, producing a heavy crop of medium sized fruits with a interesting caramel flavour. The fruits should be stored for several weeks and eaten after the texture has gone soft, at which stage they develop a lovely caramel-like flavour.

Vigour: strong growing variety with characteristic laurel-like leave. Tolerates drought well, for warm and sunny locations.
Blossom: very decorative, flowers in May, self-fertile
Fruit: moderate, weight 25 - 30 g, 4 cm in diameter, round, peel brown. The flesh is brownish, firm at first and soft and doughy when fully ripe.
Taste: interesting caramel flavour
Harvest season: late October. It is not recommended to pick fruits firm sooner, the best way is waiting for them to ripen on the tree after first serie of frost.
Storage: can be stored in a natural storage up to December
Yeald: high and regular, start to produce fruit in 2-nd - 3rd year after planting
Usage: for fresh consumption, baking, jams, for burning
Disease resistance: high, suitable for organic or no-spray culture

Details and Specifications
Pot growing plant:yes

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Medlar (Mespilus germanica) NOTTINGHAM

  • Product Code: Nottingham-kontajner
  • Availability: no longer available
  • Height of plant when delivery: 80 cm
  • Pot size: 2 Liter Pot
  • Rootstock Quince A : semi-vigorous

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