A few Quince trees should be planted in every garden where there is any pretension to a collection of fruits. It is a tree requiring but little attention, and for that reason is often neglected, and very unsightly specimens are seen. The tree is very ornamental in flower and fruit, and by a little attention to pruning, a handsome head may be formed, though equally luxuriant crops are seen on trees that have been untouched for years. They may be planted eight or ten feet apart. In varieties the kind in most general use is the
A large round variety, bright golden-yellow.
Pear-shaped is larger, color greenish-yellow, and its shape being more pear-like, readily distinguishes it from the other and better variety.
A variety not very abundant as yet, is the largest and finest of all.