Quince trees on DWARFING rootstocks. Closely related to the pear, quinces are attractive trees, and the fruit wonderfully aromatic - treasured for cooking, tarts, preserves and jellies.
A quince originally from the USA and a very popular variety in Australia. A very reliable and prolific quince producing large amounts of rather squat pear shaped fruit. Cooks to pale pink. Mid season.
Developed by Luther Burbank in California USA in about 1900. It has a slight pineapple flavour, bears prolifically and has a nice pear shaped with short, stumpy neck and bears medium to late. Cooks to pale pink.
A Turkish quince. Produces a spreading tree, with large leaves. The fruit are large, long and pear-like in shape. Light lemon in colour, very aromatic and firm when cooked, to pale pink. Matures here early April. White flowers with a faint trace of pink.
A quince with a very squat shape and abeautiful bright yellow colour. Cooks to an orange pulp with no grit and a great aromatic spicy flavour. Matures late and has the palest pink flowers. Yet another Luther Burbank selection from California about 1900.