Digging up some of these quince bushes.
The French Paradise is the best dwarfing stock for apples, and the quince for pears.
Among fruit trees the vine, apricot, peach, apple, quince, fig and banana are cultivated in the highlands, and in the lower country the date palm flourishes, particularly throughout the central zone of Arabia, in Hejaz, Nejd and El Hasa, where it is the prime article of food.
Strong-growing pears, for instance, are grafted on the quince stock in order to restrict their tendency to form " gross " shoots and a superabundance of wood in place of flowers and fruit.
The neighbouring plain is famous for its fruitfulness, and the quince is said to derive its name Cydonia from the town.
In the same way the physic garden presents the names of the medicinal herbs, and the cemetery (p) those of the trees, apple, pear, plum, quince, &c., planted there.
From a careful series of experiments made in the Horticultural Society's Garden at Chiswick, it was found that where the soil is loamy, or light and slightly enriched with decayed vegetable matter, the apple succeeds best on the doucin stock, and the pear on the quince; and where it is chalky it is preferable to graft the apple on the crab, and the pear on the wild pear.
In some instances buds form on the roots, and may be used for purposes of propagation, as in the Japan quince, the globe thistle, the sea holly, some sea lavenders, Bocconia, Acanthus, &c. Of the tendency in buds to assume an independent existence gardeners avail themselves in the operations of striking " cuttings," and making " layers " and " pipings," as also in budding and grafting.
The fruit of the pear is of a higher colour and smaller on the quince stock than on the wild pear; still more so on the medlar.
worked on the quince stock, and trained en quenouille, are generally very fertile.
Pear trees worked on the quince should have the stock covered up to its junction with the graft.
Some of the finer pears do not unite readily with the quince, and in this case double working is resorted to; that is to say, a vigorous-growing pear is first grafted on the quince, and then the choicer pear is grafted on the pear introduced as its foster parent.
In the Gardens are vineyards and orchards of apple, pear, quince, plum and apricot; the houses of the wealthier inhabitants are imposing, built of a wood-framework on a stone foundation and filled in with sun-dried bricks.
quince seed yields only oxalic acid when treated with nitric acid, and with a solution of iodine in zinc iodide it gives, after some time, a beautiful red tint.
The dwarf and pyramid trees, more usually planted in gardens, are obtained by grafting on the quince stock, the Portugal quince being the best; but this stock, from its surface-rooting habit, is most suitable for soils of a cold damp nature.
In a soil, for example, naturally moist, it is proper to graft pears on the quince, because this plant not only thrives in such a soil, but serves to check the luxuriance thereby produced.
The peach, apricot, plum, quince and cherry are also cultivated with success.
Carmen saw Alex's truck parked in the drive of an old vacant house where she had admired some healthy quince bushes.
Of fruit trees the apple, pear, plum, cherry, medlar, pomegranate, fig, quince, as well as two kinds of vine, grow wild; oranges, sweet and bitter, and other Aurantiaceae thrive well in gardens and plantations.
Linseed, quince seed and marshmallow root yield it in large quantity.
The crumbling pastry, sharp lemon and sweet quince coulis were a delight, and we cooed with appreciation.
quince jelly can be made with the addition of rosemary or sage to give it punch.
The quince is now the only member of the genus Cydonia, the three shrubby quinces previously included are now classified in Chaenomeles.
This vigorous, flowering quince makes an attractive boundary hedge for a sunny or partly shady site with moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
Try winter interest Chaenomeles - Ornamental or Japanese quince.
quince pears should be cooked for best eating quality.
On leaving I spotted they sold the quince paste.
This is a nice scattered little town, with many gardens, full of peach and quince trees.
At Easter, there are marzipan lambs filled with quince jam.
TIPS Unlike many fruits, quince pears should be cooked for best eating quality.
An early wasp settled and pumped on the quince cheese.
This fragrance, also a success, features the more romantic notes of kiwi, white chocolate, musk, lychee, jasmine, orchid, and quince.
Fruiting Kinds - Beside the older varieties of Quince known for generations past, there are now many improved forms.
Europe, such as the Lescovez Quince (from the town of that name, where it has grown for generations), an apple-shaped fruit of immense size and refined flavor, said to be the best of all for marmalade, yielding a clear jelly of rich color.
Another kind from the Balkans is the Bereczki Quince (also known as the Vranja, from its native place), a tree of robust growth with large leaves, very free even from a small size in its large golden fruits with a clear shining skin.
Other sorts offered by continental growers are the Maskat Quince, the Persian Quince, the Constantinople Quince, and the Angers; this last comes freely from seed, and is that most used for grafting Pears.
Flowering quince was called Japonica by old-timers to distinguish it from fruit-bearing quince plants.
Plant flowering quince in zones 4 through 8 and in sun to partially shaded spots.
For more information about flowering quince, visit Arkansas Home and Garden or North Carolina State's Cooperative Extension website.
Flowering Quince - Hardy in zones 4 through 9.
In adults, alternative treatments for cramps include gingko (Ginkgo biloba) or Japanese quince (Chaenomeles speciosa).
Scarlet Quince: You can find a beautiful cross stitch pattern of Monet's painting "Irises" at this site.
Save room for the cheese plate at the end of the meal, served with quince marmalade.
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