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Which plant and fruit is this ? Is it edible?


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,507
    Chaenomales aka Japanese quince. 

    They’re edible and when ripe they can be used to make a quince jelly or paste, and I use them to give a lovely flavour and fragrance to pot roasted pheasant and guinea fowl. 
    However they’re not suitable for eating like an apple as they don’t soften until cooked. 

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