Quince - Shams

Shams Quince

Cydonia oblonga
A high quality sweet quince from Iran similar to Isfahan.

Origin: Iran

Pollination:  Shams is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.

A guide to choosing Quince Trees



Shams Quince Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.


Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Price
Quantity
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£19.00



Main characteristics of Shams

Use Culinary
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Oct
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading

Self fertility  Self Fertile