Medlar, Showy Mespilus Mespilus germanica

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Botanical Name:

Mespilus germanica

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Mespilus

Species:

germanica

Common Name:

Medlar, Showy Mespilus

Seeds Per Pound:
5,261
Quantity:
7.26 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
21
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Collection Locale:
Poland
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 7.26 lb
Prices
  • Mespilus germanica

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$5.95
1 oz
$16.95
1 lb
$89.50
1 kg
$178.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 1 year, warm stratify for 8 to 9 months, cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: requires light for germination.
Other: They may start to germinate during the last cold stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The Common Medlar (' Mespilus germanica', Turkish : töngel) is a large shrub or small tree , and the name of the fruit of this tree. Despite its Latin name, which means German or Germanic Medlar, it is indigenous to southwest Asia and also southeastern Europe , mostly the Black Sea coasts of modern Turkey, and was introduced to Germany by the Romans . more...
* A flowering, fruit-producing tree, member of the rose family, flowers resemble those of hawthorn, white or light pink, 1 1/2", 1" fruits, hard and brownish, inedible until aged or frosted, used in jellies, old trees may be thorny, of rounded habit, native to southeast Europe, Iran . more...
* When the fruit is in a state described as incipient decay,the stage when the flesh turns from white to brown it becomes very soft and is quite sweet with an absolutely delicious flavour that somewhat resembles a luscious tropical fruit. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov