The Breda Giant Medlar fruit is large and tasty and is grafted onto pear or quince rootstock. When roasted in butter and citrus slices, the Breda Medlar becomes a gourmet delight fit for royalty. The flavor of the Medlar fruit is unique, being a combination of tastes of fig, loquat, kumquat and dates with earthy, smokey overtones. The seed of the Medlar fruit are somewhat larger than a muscadine grape seed. The Medlar tree, 4-5ft tall can produce a few fruits the first year, followed by reliable harvests every fall and winter. The mysterious aroma and flavor of the medlar will excite your senses. Hybrid medlar fruits that are grafted and superior to seedling medlars that are not often thornless like the hybrids and of unpredictable size.
Breda Giant Medlar in Winter