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Champion

  • Champion
  • Champion blossom

Champion is a popular and regular-cropping quince, suitable for most of the drier areas of the UK.

The spring blossom is particularly attractive.

Cydonia oblonga

Champion quince trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    Quince A rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


How to grow

Prefers a dry location with a southern aspect, but more tolerant of wetter conditions than other quinces.



History

United States, 1870s.



Champion characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early October
  • Growing

    • Fruit bearing:Tip-bearer
  • Climate

    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F), Hot (>30C / 86F)