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Medlar - Common - Fruit Tree

Medlar - Common - Fruit Tree

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Medlar in a light pot size of your choice.

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The common medlar (Mespilus germanica) is a fruit tree cultivated for centuries, especially in harsh climates. The ripe fruits at the start of winter look like small brown pears which are eaten over chard.


The medlar tree is a tree that grows very well on humus and well-drained soil, whether in a sunny or shaded place , but if you want to have very ripe and juicy medlars, choose the place in the orchard best exposed to the sun.

Does medlar grow quickly?

THE medlar can reach a height of 3 to 6 meters, spreads over 5 meters wide and has a nice rounded and regular shape at the top. Its growth is not not very fast. THE medlar is self-fertile. It does not need the proximity of another tree to fruit.


He East very rustic since up to -12°C, it will resist the cold.

The virtues of medlars are multiple. They contain tannins and mucilage which make them a good intestinal regulator . Their vitamin C and vitamin B content is high. Medlars therefore provide tone and have a positive effect on the nervous system.


There medlar can be eaten raw, in compote, jelly, jam, marmalade or fruit paste. It is also delicious When it goes well with white meats. However, before to eat , you must first remove its stones which contain hydrocyanic acid.



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Medlar in a light pot size of your choice.

Image search result for “common medlar”

The common medlar (Mespilus germanica) is a fruit tree cultivated for centuries, especially in harsh climates. The ripe fruits at the start of winter look like small brown pears which are eaten over chard.


The medlar tree is a tree that grows very well on humus and well-drained soil, whether in a sunny or shaded place , but if you want to have very ripe and juicy medlars, choose the place in the orchard best exposed to the sun.

Does medlar grow quickly?

THE medlar can reach a height of 3 to 6 meters, spreads over 5 meters wide and has a nice rounded and regular shape at the top. Its growth is not not very fast. THE medlar is self-fertile. It does not need the proximity of another tree to fruit.


He East very rustic since up to -12°C, it will resist the cold.

The virtues of medlars are multiple. They contain tannins and mucilage which make them a good intestinal regulator . Their vitamin C and vitamin B content is high. Medlars therefore provide tone and have a positive effect on the nervous system.


There medlar can be eaten raw, in compote, jelly, jam, marmalade or fruit paste. It is also delicious When it goes well with white meats. However, before to eat , you must first remove its stones which contain hydrocyanic acid.