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Medlars trees

Medlars treesMedlars trees will grow on any well-drained soil. The Dutch Medlar is most prized, as it bears the largest fruit. It is raised from seed, and usually trained to a standard form. The Nottingham Medlars and Royal Medlars are also excellent varieties. Any special variety may be grafted on to the seedlings.

On deep soils it is best grafted on the Pear stock; on light, sandy soil it may be grafted on the White Thorn. No pruning is required, beyond cutting away cross-growing branches.