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Fruit tree comparison - Royal
Medlar trees

Royal

A compact-growing Medlar, useful for smaller gardens.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Self-fertile
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

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

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Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Brown
Leaf colour Green