When do I pick medlars?

austransplant(MD 7)October 11, 2012

For the first time, my medlar trees have a good crop with very few split fruit. But I am not sure just when to pick them. I know that they are picked hard and then allowed to soften, but is there an ideal time when to pick them hard?

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Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

I would pick them right before the first hard frost. Some years I would forget and they would blet on the tree so I could eat them right off the tree in January.

Scott

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