Quince, Turkish 'Tekkes'

Quince, Turkish 'Tekkes'

$ 30.00

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, 24" 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.