Spring 2014 - pot-grown fruit treesPot-grown fruit trees are now available, and can be planted out over Easter and throughout April and May. 

Vranja quince trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • Uses: Cookery 

Vranja is a popular traditional Quince that is easy to grow in the southern UK, or against a south-facing wall in northern areas. The fruits are large and attractive, with a strong quince aroma.

Order now for delivery week commencing 21st April 2014.

Vranja quince trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees  (Deliveries Sept 2013 - April 2014)

Medium  (2.5m - 3m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - 12l pot - Quince C rootstock £29.45 Sold outalert me
Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) Half-standard premium - 12l pot - Quince A rootstock £35.45 Sold outalert me

Bare-root fruit trees  (Deliveries Dec 2013 -March 2014)

Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - Quince A rootstock £18.95 Sold outalert me
Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) Half-standard - bare-root - Quince A rootstock £27.45 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Vranja

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Precocity: Precocious?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive tree
  • Attractive blossom
  • Attractive fruit
  • Overall disease resistance: Average?

    Identification

  • Country of origin: Serbia
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow
  • Blossom colour: Pink - light
  • Leaf colour: Green


Pollination guide for Vranja

Vranja is in flowering group . Vranja is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Vranja quince trees

Like all quinces, Vranja is best grown as an open-centred or bush-style tree. It is generally reliable but can be a light-cropper - planting Meech's Prolific or Serbian Gold nearby will help.

Varieties with similar picking times to Vranja

< Slightly earlier

Portugal

About the same time



Historical details

Originates from eastern Europe, introduced to the UK in the early 19th century.


Botanical name

Cydonia oblonga Vranja




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