How to grow Quince tree

Quince tree growing tree of the genus Cydonia also known as Quince, Quince tree perennial deciduous plant, grow in temperate and cold mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.

Flower color pink or white or pink with white.

Quince tree fruits

Fruit are strong in the structure and shape is round elliptic, size can be 5-15 cm, color of the fruit can be yellow brown.

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Requirements for Quince tree growing and care:

Cool winter, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter needs to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft in Quince tree?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Weak and dead branches

Size of the plant:
3-8m, 10-24 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Pink or white or pink with white flower in the size 2-4 cm

Thinning the bloom:
The first years until the tree strong enough

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, mite, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Quince tree fruits?
Some cultivars can eaten raw, baked, jams, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with net or other things against fruit fly

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-4 years

Scientific name:

Cydonia oblonga

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone