Cricket Hill Garden

Quince 'Tekkes'

$ 38


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.

Nursery availability: SUMMER & FALL 2021

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.

Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

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