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Fruit: Medlar
Use: Dessert/Cooking/Preserves
Origin and History: Native to Europe and Asia
Season: Late
Harvest Time: Nov. Traditionally picked by HOCO on Guy Fawkes Day (Nov 5).
Store: Nov-Dec, until bletted

Qualities and Taste:
Astringent, firm flesh, best bletted before eating or cooking. Use a proportion of unbletted fruit for preserves.
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Map Reference: M 3
Form: Bush
Rootstock:

Additional Information:
Self-fertile.

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