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Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by Charity, Oct 10, 2018.


  1. Charity

    Charity Endangered Species

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    This is not actually gardening as I saw it at my local country park but can anyone tell me what this is? Is it quince or something else? Can't seem to find any photos which resemble quince fruit looking like this.

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  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Medlar?

    Think they need to be over ripe to be edible.

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    Because "bletting" is what everyday folk do to their medlars – a hard, tart fruit if eaten raw – to make them edible. Effectively, it means leaving them lying around for a week or two to rot ever so slightly.
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  3. Charity

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    Thank you @Lurcherlad, doesn't it drive you mad when you know you must know it but just can't remember.
     
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    I’m finding I keep mixing two plants with similar names, such as Acanthus/Miscanthus and Helicrysum/Hypericum etc.

    It’s started - the brain’s going! :D
     
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    Same here. Names used to slip off my tongue once but not nowadays. Earlier I was trying to think of Crocosmia and it took me about three hours. :(
     
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