Common Name: Medlar Nottingham
Latin Name: Mespilus germanica 'Nottingham'
Soil: deep, moist but well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: May to June/ wide saucer-shaped white or pink flowers
Fruit picking time: October to early November
Fruit Size/colour: Medium/ Stored until the flesh is brown
Pollination group: Self fertile
Mespilus germanica 'Nottingham' is an attractive small tree, with a flat topped spreading habit. The charming, large white or pink flowers in spring are followed by small russet fruits which can be eaten from October when fully ripe and soft. The medal trees fruit is considered delicious by connoisseurs but would certainly be worth plating for its ornamental features alone.
This Medlar Tree is supplied bare rooted suitable for planting from November until March or in a 10 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this tree is approximately 1.5-2.1m (5-7ft) depending on which size you have chosen.
All of our trees and shrubs are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase.
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Our gift wrapping service is a great way to make your present even more special. Please view basket for more details.
For an even larger selection of trees come back in the Autumn/Winter when all of our trees are available bare root and root balled.
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Our bare rooted trees are hand lifted from our nursery on the day or day before despatch. There will be no soil around the roots but they are covered with a bag to prevent them drying out. If you are unable to plant the trees immediately there is no need to panic. The trees are completely dormant this time of year, which means as long as the roots are kept out of the frost and well wrapped up no harm will come to them, although the sooner you can get them planted in the ground the better.
Tree Gift Wrapping Service
Why not make your tree gift even more special by using our gift wrapping service. This includes one of our handmade drawstring 'ecobags' made out of 100% biodegradable materials, a gift tag with optional gift message and a planting and aftercare booklet. All of this for just £2.00 per tree.