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Royal medlar trees

Mespilus germanica
Royal
Royal is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A compact-growing Medlar, useful for smaller gardens.

Royal medlar trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

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Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Quince A rootstock £27.95
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A compact Medlar variety, useful if space is limited. The wood, leaves, and blossom all have some ornamental value.

Royal is considered to the best Medlar for eating fresh. Pick the fruits in late October and then store for 3-4 weeks. The flesh then has the soft consistency of a ripe fig or date. However like most Medlars it is best considered a culinary fruit, for use in jams and chutneys.

How to grow

Prefers a sunny aspect for best results.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Royal characteristics

Growing

  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Food usesDual purpose