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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
CroppingGood
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 originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourBrown
Leaf colourGreen