St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref S3

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Tree Type Quince
Variety Vranja
Rootstock Quince A
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description Large pear shaped fruit.
Quinces usually make small rounded headed trees under twelve feet tall but may grow half as much again in favourable soils. They are self fertile. Their white flowers, light greyish green foliage and large
golden fruit are all ornamental.
Comments Fruits well elsewhere in St. James (RP & CS).
Orchard Map
Now for Quinces, they are a fruit which by no means you may place near any other ... because their scent is so strong and piercing that it will enter into any fruit and clean take away his natural relish.   (Markham, The English Husbandman 1635)