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SafeHaven

  • Joined Mar 2017
Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« on: July 17, 2017, 09:46:40 pm »
I keep discovering trees and plants on the property, including this little guy. Anyone know what it is?

mab

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • carmarthenshire
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 10:02:22 pm »
I'm no expert but they look like apples to me with those leaves.

SafeHaven

  • Joined Mar 2017
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 10:08:41 pm »
Certainly the skin looks like apple. I was just surprised at them pointing upwards like that. And apple leaves I thought had a curl to them. Time will tell suppose

YorkshireLass

  • Joined Mar 2010
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 10:33:46 pm »
Cut one in half across the "equator" and check for the star shaped bit that holds the pips?
As opposed to something like a cherry or plum that will have a stone.

penninehillbilly

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2017, 02:01:01 am »
Have you tried smelling it?
How about quince ? Not sure how it grows but looks a bit like an apple?

macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2017, 09:27:01 am »
Looks like apple to me
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, geese rabbits and a little boy on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

arobwk

  • Joined Nov 2015
  • Kernow - some say it's in England
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2017, 04:43:21 pm »
I'm going with quince, but not placing my bet on the nose.

SafeHaven

  • Joined Mar 2017
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2017, 04:57:41 pm »
I can hardly wait to see what it turns out to be! Who knew unripe fruit could be so tantalising!  :roflanim:

Louise Gaunt

  • Joined May 2011
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2017, 05:26:37 pm »
I think it might be a fig of some sort.

Steph Hen

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Angus Scotland.
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2017, 06:30:08 pm »
Quince gets my vote.

macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2017, 06:51:13 pm »
Is the bark nearly black (quince) or silvery brown(apple)?
Definitely not fig.
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, geese rabbits and a little boy on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

SafeHaven

  • Joined Mar 2017
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2017, 07:34:03 pm »
Rubbish photo but this is all I've got of the bark

Steph Hen

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Angus Scotland.
Re: Round apple like fruits held upside down on stems
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2017, 08:28:26 pm »
That's sorted then; looks like it's black and silver, so we're all right! 


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