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Botanical name: Cydonia oblonga
Other names: Quince
Species: C. oblonga - C. oblonga is a deciduous thornless shrub or small tree bearing large soft, oval leaves with a silvery down, pale spring flowers and highly fragrant edible fruit.
Cydonia oblonga is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Fruit: Yellow, Gold in Autumn
Fragrance: Flowers are scented in spring
Diseases: No particular resistance or susceptibility to diseases.
Pruning: Suitable for all training forms. Thin fruit as required.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Trees are self-fertile.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Budding, Grafting, Hardwood cuttings, Layering. REGISTER to read more...
Cydonia oblonga (Quince) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Architectural, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks
Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade. Prefers a sheltered spot. Very alkaline soils can cause chlorosis. Keep a clear area around the trunk of at least 60cm radius.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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