: I would like to plant a couple of trees. Anybody?
We planted ours last year and it is doing well, with about a dozen fruit on
it. Being the first crop I cannot tell you what they are like from
experience, maybe if you ask again in March (maybe April not sure) I can
From reading, they are like a pungent, spicy apple. To some an acquired
taste, to others a delicacy. They must be very ripe (preferably on the
tree) before being consumed. This process is called bleting. I have always
wanted to blet my medlars!
On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 07:28:57 GMT, "David Hare-Scott"
Very cool! We are planting a small orchard and I definitely want to
put a couple of trees in. Thanks for the input, I'll check back in
March or maybe April to see how they taste.
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Run in circles, scream and shout.
Have just seen your query while looking for recipes. I posted my orde
todayto J. Tweedie Fruit Trees , Maryfield Road Nurseries nea
Terregles,Dumfries DG2 9TH. Medlars are listed in his fascinating pric
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