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Vranja

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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.

Cydonia oblonga

Vranja 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

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.



History

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



Vranja characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):late September
  • Growing

    • Fruit bearing:Tip-bearer
  • Climate

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