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.
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The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass...   (Katherine Mansfield)