Vranja quince trees

  • Pick: Late-season (late September)
  • Uses: Cookery 

Vranja is a popular traditional Quince that is easy to grow in the southern UK, or against a south-facing wall in northern areas. The fruits are large and attractive, with a strong quince aroma.

Vranja quince trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - Quince A rootstock 23.90 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Vranja

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Precocity: Precocious?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit bearing: Tip-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive tree
  • Attractive blossom
  • Attractive fruit
  • Overall disease resistance: Average?

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: Serbia
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow
  • Blossom colour: Pink - light
  • Leaf colour: Green

Climate

  • Warm climates?
  • Temperate climates
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Vranja

Vranja is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Vranja quince trees

Like all quinces, Vranja is best grown as an open-centred or bush-style tree. It is generally reliable but can be a light-cropper - planting Meech's Prolific or Serbian Gold nearby will help.

Historical details

Originates from eastern Europe, introduced to the UK in the early 19th century.

Botanical name

Cydonia oblonga 'Vranja'