St James Village Orchard

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Tree Type Medlar
Variety Nottingham
Rootstock Hawthorn
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description The Medlar 'Nottingham' is slow and graceful in growth, with white flowers in June and handsome golden-russet fruit in autumn. Prolific, cropping well on three year old trees.
Comments The flesh is very sweet and can be scooped out from the centre of the fruit with a spoon. The fruit needs to be bletted before eating.
Orchard Map
White butterflies in the air; White daisies prank the ground: The cherry and the hoary pear Scatter their snow around.   (From 'Spring Goeth All in White' by Robert Bridges)