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Quince

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Fruit: Cydonia oblonga
Use: Cooking/Preserves
Origin and History: An ancient fruit culitvated for more than four thousand years, probably pre-dating apple culitvation.
Season: Late
Harvest Time: Oct
Store: Oct-Dec

Qualities and Taste:
Astringent, hard flesh. Also grown for it's blossom and fragrant fruit.
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Map Reference: M 5
Form: Bush
Rootstock: None

Additional Information:
Raised from seed. Self-fertile.

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