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Mespilus germanica - common medlar (8716 readers)
Contributed by abies 06.09. 2011 11:22:52 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

The Common Medlar is a large shrub or small tree. In Middle Europe it grows up to 3 m tall. It has luxuriant dark green foliage, elliptic, 8–15 cm long and 3–4 cm wide. The leaves turn a spectacular red in autumn before falling. The five-petalled white or pinkish flowers are produced in from May to June. ...

Morus nigra - black mulberry (31276 readers)
Contributed by abies 06.09. 2011 11:16:25 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

The black mulberry is generally considered the best tasting of the various mulberry species. It is grown for its delicious, raspberry-like fruit, mulberries. They have a unique tart-sweet taste and are eaten fresh or can be used just like any berry. ...

Malus domestica 'Starking' - apple tree (31849 readers)
Contributed by havlis 02.04. 2008 14:33:07 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

Starking is an apple variety with red-flushed or pure red skin. The fruit is sweet and aromatic. It ripens in October and matures stored in December. It can be stored by March. Pruning is needed for good cropping and if you wish to keep the tree compact. ...

Prunus cerasus 'Burlat' - sweet cherry tree (141112 readers)
Contributed by havlis 17.03. 2008 10:39:46 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

Burlat is an early variety of sweet cherries. The fruit is vivid to dark red, mid-sized or large, very sweet and juicy, with medium firm flesh. As it is very precocious it is not vermicular. ...

Malus domestica 'Golden Delicious' - apple tree (18683 readers)
Contributed by havlis 17.03. 2008 10:29:41 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

Golden Delicious is a favourite apple brand. It comes from the USA, 1890. The fruit is sweet, juicy and crisp, of golden yellow to greeny-yellow colour. Its size is dependent on soil fertility. The fruit can be very large. ...

Prunus armeniaca 'Luizet' - apricot (13584 readers)
Contributed by havlis 08.03. 2008 11:15:12 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

Luizet apricot is one f the most suitable ones from our climate because it blooms late which helps it avoid late spring frost. On the other hand it is an early variety with fruit maturing in mid-summer. Fruit is rounded to oval, deep orange with irregular red flushes, very aromatic. Taste is sweet. It has 9% sugar content and 13.5% acid content. ...

Prunus domestica 'Reine Claude Dorée' - plum tree (21023 readers)
Contributed by havlis 08.03. 2008 10:54:27 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

Reine Claude Dorée is a French variety of sweet plum with large, round fruit of green to greeny-yellow fruit of delicious, sweet and juicy taste. It ripens at the end of August. ...

Prunus domestica 'Stanley' - plum tree (60748 readers)
Contributed by havlis 05.03. 2008 12:38:40 Topic: Plants / Fruit woods

Stanley is one of the most tasteful and reliable varieties of plums. The fruit is sweet and juicy, though firm. Flesh is orange-yellow, skin is smooth, deep violet-blue. The fruit is excellent fresh as well as canned, high sugar content makes them ideal for drying. ...

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