General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Fermented
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Service Tree
  • Jerusalem Pear
  • Whitty Pear
  • Sorb Tree

Comments:
  • Posted by skopjecollection (SE europe(balkans) - Zone 6b) on Jan 1, 2020 2:34 PM concerning plant:
    It's somewhat uncommon in markets. Some people eat the fruit, usually waiting for it to ferment, much like a medlar, before consumption.
    It has a grainy texture, a sour-sweet taste, and is astringent.

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