Cydonia oblonga /Quince 'Smyrna'



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Scientific Name: Cydonia oblonga
Common Name: Quince 'Smyrna'
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Yellow, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: A variety from Turkey with extremely large fruit, light yellow flesh and bright yellow skin. This species is very long lived and have a beautiful, gnarly twisted appearance. Exceptionally hardy and can withstand both periods of dry and severe cold. Fruits used in jellies and preserves. Leaves may turn yellow in autumn.