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Nefle Tardive Medlar Fruit Tree

$39.95

A tasty medlar variety selected in France and introduced to the USDA station at Corvallis, it produces excellent quality medlars that are produced in abundance.

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Nefle Tardive Medlar

A tasty medlar variety selected in France and introduced to the USDA station at Corvallis, it produces excellent quality medlars that are produced in abundance.

Medlar like full to half day sun and most well drained soils. It is self-fertile and often begins bearing the 2nd year after planting. Hardy to minus 25 degrees F., USDA Zone 4, Medlar is pest and disease resistant and can bear 20 lbs. or more of fruit.

Latin NameMespilus germanica
Site and Soil: Medlar likes full to 1/2 day sun and most soils.
Rootstock Description: Provence Quince rootstock
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 25º F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 8-12 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet tart, applesauce-like texture
Fruit Skin: Dark brown
Fruit Size: Large
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: Mid to late October
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Nefle Tardive Medlar is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 4

Weight 5 lbs
size

1 Gallon, Bare Root

Shipping Season

2024 Pre-order, Winter

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