Edible quince trees we have available produce fruits that can be used mostly for cooking, pies, jelly or some can even be eaten fresh. The fruit looks like an irregularly shaped pear or apple with a very tough flesh. But after being cut, quince has a lingering wonderful fragrance and becomes sweeter and softer after cooking. Quince trees are naturally small with very showy blossoms. Quinces are self-fruitful.
Early ripening of very large orange skinned fruit, with very juicy flesh that turns red when cooked and has exceptional flavor. Make into jelly or add to applesauce or hard cider for unique flavor and color. Portugal Quince best sets fruit with another variety.