Quinces have a lax irregular growth and are therefore best grown as bushes, fans or spreading trees, reaching 12-15ft in height. Pruning should be carried out in the dormant season. As well as being productive, they are also very ornamental. Preferring a heavier, but not waterlogged soil.
We have available:
1 year old feathered maidens
Bush, 1/2 Standard and Standard trees
Please see our Fruit catalogue 2012/2013 for full details of all varieties available, and do contact the nursery for availability of any variety.
An excellent fruit of good quality. Pretty pink blossom leads to good sized pear-shaped fruit, excellent in preserves.
This has large, pear-shaped golden yellow fruits of excellent flavour, good for jelly and flavouring apple pies.
A slightly smaller tree than the normal form. Very prolific fruiter, will carry a decent crop in most years when others fail. Best out of cold winds and frost pockets.
Fruits with golden yellow flesh of good, acidic flavour.
Pear Shaped SF
Round headed, medium sized trees with large dark leathery leaves. Fruit has golden yellow flesh with a good, rather acidic flavour.
Large aromatic pear-shaped fruits, golden yellow, borne on an upright tree. This variety requires a warmer site to set fruit than others.
Impressive form with pear shaped fruits, flushed red at maturity, of larger size than standard varieties, on a fairly compact tree.
Serbian Gold SF
Highly productive variety used for all culinary purposes, including quince liqueur. Self fertile.
Heavy cropping with large golden yellow, pear shaped fruit.