- Plant IDs
- ID By Type
- Deciduous Trees
- Mespilus germanica
Common Name: Medlar
Mespilus germanica is often commented upon by visitors, especially in the fall when it sports spiky, apple-like fruit (pomes) which need to be bletted before they are edible. It can be found at the western edge of the Grass Bed south of Livingstone Lake.
More about M. germanica from UBC and in the October 2, 2020 Garden Story.
Fruit on tree photo by Midge Oke
Flower & winter fruit photos by Hughie Jones
Harvested fruit photos by Heather Merilees