[Sca-cooks] Is This a Type of Quince?

Mark Hendershott crimlaw at jeffnet.org
Thu Jan 24 08:20:14 PST 2013

I agree the fruit looks a lot like an asian pear.  Neither quince nor 
asian pear have such long stems.  My my guess would be either an 
uncommon variety of asian pear or a relative.

Simon Sinneghe

On 1/24/2013 7:31 AM, Elise Fleming wrote:
> Greetings!  Can anyone positively identify the type of fruit tree this 
> is?  A resident in my retirement community says that it's a quince, 
> but I'm not sure.  It grows in the scrub area at the edge of the 
> community.  I've looked online, but it appears to be rounder, more 
> globular, than most quince varieties.  Here is the link to my Flickr 
> site where this is the first of three photos of "the tree":
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/8311418@N08/8160947226/in/set-72157631799881583/ 
> Sure hope someone knows!
> Alys K.

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