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Cydonia Oblonga Seeds

Cydonia Oblonga Seeds

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Common Name Quince
Synonyms Cydonia vulgaris.
Collection Locale Northern Mountains INDIA
Altitude 3500 to 7500 ft
Seed Collection period Oct-Nov
Seed Longevity 1 year
Characteristics Fruit, Ornamental, Timber
Seed Counts per KG 8000-12000
Plant Average Height 4-6mt.

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Location All Countries Except India

Cydonia oblonga shrub or a small tree cultivated in Afghanistan, N.W.F.  Province, Punjab, Kashmir and Nilgiris. The plant attains a height of 4-6mt. Young branchlets are covered with a pale grayish wool. Leaves are oval, or elliptic, 5-10cm. long by 4-6m wide, untoothed, dark green above, pale with with a dense felt of grey wool beneath. Flowers are pink or white, produced in May or early June, after the leaves. Trees are self fertile. The fruits, which are pear or apple-shapped, are golden yellow in colour, juicy, fragrant and contain a large number of plano-convex, mucilagecoated seeds (6-7 mm. Long), closely packed in two vertical rows, in each of the five carpellary cavities of the fruit.The leaves, buds and bark are astringent.  The fruits are sub-acid or sour in taste, and have an agreeable aroma.  They are usually eaten after cooking or baking or are made into preserves and jellies.  Some varieties grown in Persia and in other regions are said to bear sweet fruits whichare edible even in the raw condition. The fruits are astringent, expectorant, tonic and cardiac.

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