Terms and conditions are loading...
Botanical name: Mespilus germanica
Other names: Common medlar, Dutch medlar, Minshull crab, Medlar
Species: M. germanica - M. germanica is a deciduous shrub or small tree grown for spring flowers, brown edible fruits in autumn and good autumn foliage colouration.
Mespilus germanica is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Brown, Yellow in Autumn
Pruning: Pruning group 1. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Sow seeds in a seedbed in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Budding, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Mespilus germanica (Common medlar) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Harvest fruit after first frosts, when they are well-ripened and partially rotten.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden
In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)||Tell us...|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained||Tell us...|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral||Tell us...|
|Light:||Full Sun||Tell us...|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West||Tell us...|
|Exposure:||Exposed, Sheltered||Tell us...|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4)||Tell us...|
To add a comment, ask a question and read all discussions about this plant...
There are 3 members with Mespilus germanica (Common medlar) in their garden.
To view all members' gardens with this plant...
To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.
To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.