medlar species [+/-]
Enviroment
Medlars are native to a region that receives 15 to 20 inches of rain per year. Blight and rust may become a serious issue in wetter climates.
Pollination
self-fertile
Soil
preferred pH: 6.6 - 7.3
Other
● Medlars must be bletted before they can be eaten raw.
● Blooms late in the season so frost damage is hardly a concern.

Medlar
Mespilus germanica

Breda Giant

Zone
:
4

The fruit of Breda Giant can get up to 1.5" to 1.75" in diameter.

Flanders Giant

Zone
:
5

Currently the second largest Medlar listed on the site, the fruit of Flanders Giant can get up to 2.75" in diameter.

Macrocarpa

Zone
:
5

The fruit of Macrocarpa can get up to 2.5" in diameter.

Monstrueuse De Evreinoff

Zone
:
5

Evreinoff produces some of the largest known medlars, ranging up to 3" in diameter.

Royal

Zone
:
4

The fruit of Royal can get up to 1.5" in diameter.