QUINCE

(Cydonia oblonga) Quince smell sooo good! We'd keep them around just for the floral notes. In the era before boxed pectin, quince was added to nearly every kind of jam or jelly because it's natural pectins will firm up anything.   

  • Best eaten as  
    Although quince kind of look like pears, they are not for fresh eating. But they cook up into a delight, and are a welcome addition to all kinds of farm treats.                      
  • Year planted / Source
    8 plants 2018 (Elderflower, now out-of-business)
  • Cultivars
    Berecski, Smyrna, Aromataya