Growing Zones: 5-10 outdoors(hardy down to -10℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 12-15 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 10-12 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Harvest Time:
- Year to Bear:
- Can Fruit the 1st Year!
- Botanical Name:
- Cydonia oblonga 'Van Deman'
- Does Not Ship To:
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Produces pounds of sweet, aromatic fruit.
Van Deman Quinces are related to apples and pears. They are a tropical fruit with bright yellow skin and unique flavors that are quickly becoming more and more popular in the culinary world.
Once harvested and cooked Van Deman Quinces have a spicy and sweet flavor with a subtle tartness that makes them perfect for complimenting meat, using in dessert recipes and for making preserves.
Van Deman Quinces are extremely popular in Europe and the Mediterranean for cooking, and you can use them to impress your family and friends with an exotic new recipe you cooked up in your own home.
Aside from having many culinary uses Van Deman Quinces are highly aromatic. They have a rich fragrance that smells like a mixture of pineapples, pears, and vanilla.
Place a few quinces in your windowsills and once the sunlight hits them they will naturally sweeten the room. Acouple of well-placed Van Deman Quinces will have your home smelling like a fresh tropical get away.
Every spring the huge, pure white, cuplike blossoms that emerge all over your quince trees will delight you. They fill the landscape with a perfumed floral scent that lets people know that spring has arrived.
In the fall bright yellow Van Deman Quinces will cover the trees, shining out with an alluring glow. Before harvesting tons of delicious quinces you can admire their dazzling fall display.
Van Deman Quinces grace the landscape as attractive ornamental trees, and provide the world’s most flavorful quinces for cooking. For these reasons they are selling out fast!
Be sure to order yours today, before they are all gone.
Van Deman Quince Pollination
Van Deman Quinces are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...
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Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|