When Do Quince Ripen? In Their Own Not-So-Sweet Time!
Recognizing an unripe quince isn’t difficult: It’s dark green, speckled and covered in sticky white down. But identifying a quince ripe enough to pick requires patient observation. Not all quince varieties ripen at the same time; the ones that grow where summer is hot usually ripen the earliest. We explain how ripe quince fruit looks -- and much more.