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Champion quince trees

Cydonia oblonga

Champion is a popular and regular-cropping quince, suitable for most of the drier areas of the UK.

The spring blossom is particularly attractive.

Champion quince trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR12-year half-standard bare-root tree Quince A rootstock £37.25
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

Champion prefers a dry location with a southern aspect - but is more tolerant of wetter conditions than other quinces.

Although considered self-fertile, in practice cropping is improved if there is a compatible pollinator - try planting Meech's Prolific or Serbian Gold nearby.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

United States, 1870s.

Champion characteristics

Growing

  • Fruit bearingTip-bearer

Using

    Problems

      Climate

        Identification