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Common Medlar

Mespilus germanica

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit Fall Colors Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
The Common Medlar is a flowering and fruit bearing tree. Leaves change color from green to a yellow-red color in the fall.

Growing Conditions:
Hardy tree that can grow in a variety of conditions.

Uses:
Ornamental and fruit bearing use.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:
Flowers are large and white that blossom in late spring.

Leaves:
Dark green and elliptic leaves that turn yellow to red in the fall.

Bark:
Greyish-brown with a long plate-like pattern.