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botanical name:
Cydonia oblonga 'Champion'
Cydonia oblonga 'Champion' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Quince
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 7.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
description:
Heavy crops of very large pear-shaped greenish yellow fruits. White or pale rose-pink flowers. Lush green foliage. Vigorous growing and produces fruit from a young age.


cultivation:
Best in moist, well drained, fertile soil and a sunny position.
Harvest fruit in October.
Self-fertile

propagation:
From hardwood cuttings or by grafting.

usage:
Fruit is used for making preserves.

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