St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref S3

Tree Details   
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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
Fallen apples attract red admirals, painted ladies and tortoiseshells as well as the seasonal plague of wasps.   (Peter Crawford)