Quince, heirloom 'Portugal'
Quince, heirloom 'Portugal'

Quince, heirloom 'Portugal'

$ 30.00

Cydonia oblonga

Variety description: 
An old variety introduced to England from Portugal in 1611, but probably known in antiquity. Light yellow to orange pear-shaped fruit, which ripens a little earlier. The flesh is quite golden when cooked, with a strong, fragrant flavor. Grown in America since the early 19th century. 

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, quince thrive from Maine to California. 

Plant size: Grafted tree, 2-3" with strong central leader.

When we ship: Available for FALL 2016 shipping.

Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.

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