Quince, or the Sabarjili has a very pleasant aroma and a woody-like outer texture.
- Botanical name: Cydonia oblonga
- Origin: Western Asia (Iran, Turkey, and Caucasus region)
- Common names: Quince, Common Quince
- Scientific name: Cydonia oblonga
- Botanical family: Rosaceae
- Edibility rating: 8/10
- Health Benefits: 7/10
- Maturity period: 3-4 years
- Fruiting season: October to December
- Growing in containers: Possible
- Sunlight requirement: Full sun
- Growth habit type: Shrub or small tree
- Average Height: 10-20 feet (3-6 meters)
- Average width (canopy span): 10-20 feet (3-6 meters)
- Growth rate: Medium
- Ease of growing: Easy
Quince is a deciduous tree that grows 5–6 metres tall. Pruning the initial branches helps to grow a strong trunk and thicker branches. Leave a spacing of about 4-5 metres for sufficient sunlight exposure. It is a plant that is relatively easy to grow.
Fruit description and taste
The green-coloured fruit, when fully ripe, turns slightly golden in colour. The fruit is eaten raw or cooked. Peeling of the skin is not needed. It has a mix of sweet and sour tastes. Fruit weighs about 200 grammes.
Quince/Sabarjil Health Benefits
The fruit is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. Its fat content is negligible. The calorie value is also very low. It helps in the healing of wounds. best for patients with stomach ulcers. Sabarjil juice helps with diarrhoea, constipation, and intestinal infections. Regular intake It reduces LDL, or bad cholesterol. Sabarjil helps get rid of nausea and vomiting.