Cricket Hill Garden

Cydonia oblonga, 'Tekkes' Turkish Quince

$ 42

Cydonia oblonga

Variety description: The USDA describes this variety as "an attractive non-astringent Turkish cultivar with skin that is hairy like a camel." A large, attractive fruit with bright yellow skin. Flesh crisp, juicy, sweet, non-astringent; matures late September and can be stored for two months. The tree is moderately vigorous and productive.

Site requirements: Full sun location. Quince will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal. Will grow to 12-15'.

Hardiness: USDA zones 4-9.

Plant size: Grafted tree, 2-3' with strong central leader. Grown in a 4" x 9" tree pot.

Nursery availability:  FALL 2022. 

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.

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