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Nottingham medlar trees

Mespilus germanica
Nottingham
Nottingham has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritNottingham is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile

Nottingham is one of the best examples of this once-popular fruit. Medlars are primarily grown for their culinary value. However they can be eaten fresh - pick the fruit in late October, then store them in a cool dark place for 3-4 weeks to allow them to "blet". The flesh should then be a soft squidgy mush, similar to a ripe date.

Medlar trees are similar in appearance to a spreading apple trees. The branches often grow in an interesting and fashion and the leaves are attractive in the autumn.

Bio / Organic  fruit trees

Nottingham organic medlar trees - graft to order

  • Maidentree on BA29 rootstock 24.45€
    Medium tree (2m-3.5m after 10 years) Custom graft
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Growing and Training

Nottingham Medlar is easy to grow and well-suited to the climate of northern Europe. However for best cropping, a sheltered location with a sunny aspect will give better results.


Nottingham characteristics

  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Picking periodlate October
  • Food usesDual purpose