Cydonia Vranjo, (Quince)

 

A small tree with downy covered ovate leaves and white flowers in spring. This variety of quince has large pear-shaped fruits but is a light cropper. Add to salads, Architectural, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks. will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.

 

Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade. Prefers a sheltered spot.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.