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Fruit tree comparison - Nottingham
Medlar trees

Nottingham

A popular Medlar, used mainly for cooking.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Self-fertile
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Average growth
Bearing regularity?Regular
Growth habitWeeping
Semi-weeping / spreading.
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Pick in October then leave to ripen
Flavour quality?Good

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourBrown
Leaf colourGreen