The mature height of Rich’s Fruiting Quince Tree may be dwarf but the fruit is huge! Skin is lemon-yellow and as fragrant as the best quince varieties. Rich’s is highly adaptable to most climates and has natural dwarf growth habit.
Latin Name: Cydonia oblonga
Site and Soil: Quince likes full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30°F
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-15 ft. in height
Fruit Skin: Lemon yellow
Bloom Time: March-April
Ripening Time: Fall
Yield: 100+ lbs.
Pests and Diseases: Quince is not bothered by pests. While not usually a problem in the Pacific Northwest, Fire Blight can be a affect Quince is some regions of the US.
USDA Zone: 4