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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref R1

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
R1
Tree Type Quince
Variety Meecher's Prolific
Rootstock Quince A
Date Planted 18 March 2010
Tree Description Large golden pear shaped fruit. Slow growing, and often only cropping when three years old.
Comments Also known as Meech's Prolific, Meacher's Prolific, Meach's Prolific.
Orchard Map
Every cottage garden has its own miniature orchard: a dozen trees set out in two rows with the lower trunks whitewashed like bobby-socks to keep the insects at bay.   (Roger Deakin writing about Ukraine)