Cydonia oblonga 'Vranja' - Quince

Cydonia oblonga 'Vranja' - Quince

Observation - Cydonia oblonga 'Vranja' - Quince - UK and Ireland. Description: Smallish tree: large alternate leaves, entire margin, reddish channelled petiole, much lighter (almost silvery) below, with large pairs of stipules. The fruit was a bit of a giveaway - like a dumpy pear, mealy, but with a persistent calyx. Edit: ad

Smallish tree: large alternate leaves, entire margin, reddish channelled petiole, much lighter (almost silvery) below, with large pairs of stipules.

The fruit was a bit of a giveaway - like a dumpy pear, mealy, but with a persistent calyx.

Edit: added arboretum label to confirm the variety.