Quince

Discussion in 'Fruit and Nut Trees' started by enaid, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. enaid

    enaid Member

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    I have 3 quince bushes about 6 yrs. old. They have never fruited until this year when I have about half a dozen on one bush. They are still very green and hard.
    As we can possibly have frost any time soon, will they ripen if I bring them in now and store them at room temperature? How will I know when they are ripe?
     
  2. Durgan

    Durgan Contributor 10 Years

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    To my thinking they are never ripe. Quince fruit make lemons taste sweet. I consider the fruit of quince to be useless. The Spring red flowers are pretty though.
     

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