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Fruit tree comparison - Champion
Quince trees

Champion

A large American quince which does well in the drier parts of the UK.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Partially self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Large
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Tip-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Mid
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Good
Cooking result Puree

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Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1850 - 1899
Fruit colour Green / Yellow
Blossom colour Pink - light
Leaf colour Green