Breda Giant Medlar


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Breda Giant medlar tree is a classic, productive variety from Holland. Medlar fruit trees are typically revered for their ornamental value and for their delicious, unique fruit. Breda Giant medlar fruit is about 1-2 inches in diameter, soft brown in color and born from large, beautiful white flowers. The Breda Giant Medlar fruit tree has a texture and flavor reminiscent of cinnamon-applesauce and can be eaten fresh, cooked, roasted or in pies and jelly. Also great for snacks and preserves. Medlar fruit is hard at harvest time and must be allowed to ripen for a few weeks in a cool, light place where it becomes soft and juicy. This process is called bletting. For further information on the Breda Giant Medlar see below to assist in selecting this bare root fruit tree for sale. 

Growing Considerations for Breda Giant Medlar

USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Uses: Fresh Eating, Cooking / Sauces

Low Chill: Yes

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Storage: 3-4 weeks

Disease Resistance: Good

Years to Bear: 1-3 years

Recommended Spacing: 8-12 ft.

Mature Size: 7-12 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 24 February, 2016.