Variety description: An old variety which dates to the time of the Hapsburgs, named after the Hungarian pomologist Máté Bereczki (1824–1895). This variety has pear shaped fruit. They ripen at the end of September. Fruits are big, fairly juicy, with a sweet acidic flavor. Flesh is yellow, then after cooking, it turns reddish.
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: Tree, 2-3' tall with strong central leader.
When we ship: Order for early FALL planting and shipping.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.