Quince (Cydonia oblonga)
Beautiful small tree (10-12 ft) has showy pinkish white blooms and large yellow fruits. Quince are high in vitamin C and pectin. They are good baked and their aromatic flavor makes them a great addition to fresh cider, cranberry sauce and other fruit desserts. Also used for classic quince jelly. Easy to grow tough trees fruit reliably, and are pest and disease resistant. Hardy to \”25 degrees and self-fertile. USDA Zone 5-9.