All bare root trees available November to March only. The 2019-2020 bare root season is now closed and all bare root orders will be processed for delivery in November 2020.
Bare Root Champion Quince Tree. Click The Link For Containerised Champion Quince Trees
Champion (Cydonia oblonga 'Champion') produces good crops of Quinces on a regular basis all being well such as the weather, nuclear devastation, tsunami etc. The catalogue states that they are an attractive pear shape however as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, we will leave that judgement up to you.
Type of Quince: Cooking
Time of picking: October and will keep until December
Fertility: Although the Champion Quince variety is listed as self-fertile, some regard it as only partially self fertile. This means you will still get quince fruits from your tree but the yield maybe improved by adding another Quince tree of a different species nearby.
Our bare root Champion Quince trees are supplied as Maidens on a rootstock of Quince A. The maiden part of the description means that it has not been pruned or shaped in anyway from Trees Online and that it will reach an ultimate height of 3.5m. For those that cannot visualise 3.5 metres, imagine one 5ft 9" person standing on the head of another 5ft 9" person. If you actually know people that can do this, make friends with them just before harvest time as they will be handy people to know.
We will include a message card included at no additional cost if required.
Do I Need To Stake My Bare Root Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
All Our Trees Are Grown In The UK
As far as we know, none of our trees have sneaked off for holidays abroad and so are UK Grown.
Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it.
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