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Isfahan quince trees

Cydonia oblonga
Isfahan
Isfahan is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
A sweet-flavoured quince from Iran, that can be eaten fresh as well as used for cooking.

Isfahan quince trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Quince A rootstock £39.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Isfahan is an unusual quince from Iran. Unlike most quinces, it is naturally sweet and can be eaten fresh from the tree.

Like all quinces it is also a useful fruit for the kitchen - use it for jams, jellies, and for flavouring spirits.

Isfahan also has ornamental appeal, with attractive spring blossom, green/grey leaves, and the trees often have an elegant appearance - and of course quinces are some of the most beautiful fruits when hanging on the tree in the autumn.

How to grow

As with all quinces, plant in a warm shelted location in full sun. Keep pruning to a minimum since next year's fruit tends to be borne on the tips of the summer growth.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Isfahan characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Identification

  • Flowering monthApril
  • Blossom colourPink - light
  • Fruit colourGold