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Medlar in southeastern US?

Posted by theloud 7b (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 25, 14 at 9:28

Can medlars be easily grown in the southeast, like here around Atlanta, GA? Or do they get fireblight or some other disease?


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RE: Medlar in southeastern US?

They get fireblight and quince rust very badly. At least they did for me. Also the codling moth was rampant; the blossom area is their favorite entry point on apples and on medlars there is this huge blossom end so I think they are more tempting for the moths than apples.

Scott


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RE: Medlar in southeastern US?

Thanks. I figured someone would say something like that. I'll stick with easier fruits.


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