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Fruit tree comparison - Champion
Quince trees

Champion

A large American quince which does well in the drier parts of the UK.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Partially self-fertile
Flowering group?2
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Large
Precocity?Precocious
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Tip-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Mid
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Flavour quality?Good
Cooking resultPuree

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Identification

Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
Blossom colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen