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Quince Seedling

Quince Seedling

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Species: Cydonia oblonga

History: The seedlings were sprouted from seeds sourced from an old mother tree on a local farm that was taken down last fall. The previous owners have enjoyed the fruit for generations.

Why We Grow It: A clearly reliable variety that produces large crops of lovely fruits, it would have been a shame not to propagate it for others to enjoy. Like all quince, the fruit from your seedlings are best used for cooking, baking, and preserving since the intense, tart flavour is a bit much when eaten fresh.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Soil Preference: Sandy loam, loam, clay loam. Prefers average to moist conditions with well-drained soils, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring. 

Growth Habits: More of a bush than a tree, cold hardy, large and reliable crops

Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)

Pollination: Self-pollinating, these seedlings will produce fruit without a quince of a different variety but will produce more and better fruit if one is present   

Ripens: Likely late September

Storage: Keeps a couple months when stored in cool, humid conditions

Recommended Use: Cooking, baking, preserving

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Quantity must be 1 or more

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