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Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

I am trying to identify some berries/ fruit that have appeared on our bush/ tree They have the consistency of an apricot and look similar inside...with a fleshy type meat. They are also a yellow/ orange colour.
But they are only about 1 or 2cm across, the bush does have some thorns..so looking for ideas of what they might be.

Don't want to risk poisoning the dogs.
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Old 14.08.2020, 15:03
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

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Old 14.08.2020, 15:07
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

Mirabelle? Delicious, makes great pies, but beware - they have a high water content so go sparingly with any liquids.

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Old 14.08.2020, 15:34
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

Google for Zierquitte (the fruit of the Feuerbusch). Are the pictures similar to what you have found ?

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Old 14.08.2020, 15:35
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

They could be loquat or medlar.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loquat


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Old 14.08.2020, 15:54
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you have to resize the photo (make it smaller in this case), use IrfanView if you have no program to do it.
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Google for Zierquitte (the fruit of the Feuerbusch). Are the pictures similar to what you have found ?
That's a quince in English, which generally has lethal thorns up to 2cm long, and produces very hard, slightly bitter fruit, not usually as yellow as the ornamental variety in your picture.

Could still be that, of course... until we get the pictures we won't know.
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Google for Zierquitte (the fruit of the Feuerbusch). Are the pictures similar to what you have found ?

Can’t see any pictures.
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

Most probably a Golana Melon. Safe to eat.
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Nope thats not the ones on our tree..thanks anyway.
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Google for Zierquitte (the fruit of the Feuerbusch). Are the pictures similar to what you have found ?

similar, but ours are shiny and don't have the core dimple on the underside, just smooth. Thanks anyway.
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Old 15.08.2020, 16:23
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

Neither of there I'm afraid, the leaves on our tree/ bush are smaller almost heart shaped. Thanks anyway,
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

How about a picture?
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Neither of there I'm afraid, the leaves on our tree/ bush are smaller almost heart shaped. Thanks anyway,
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

Looks like a type of plum to me.
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Old 15.08.2020, 17:23
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

Mirabelle Plums
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Re: Anyone identify this fruit/ berry?

mirabelles indeed, just another type, more elongated, than the one Ace posted. Enjoy - great to bottle with brandy . To eat from the tree, for tarts, jam, crumbles and more.

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