The medlar still has some flower buds tightly closed and who can blame them with the weather as it is.
It doesn't go in for a spectacular show preferring to release the flowers into the world over an extended period rather than all at once.
The medlar is self fertile and can even set fruit without the flower being pollinated
The white, five petalled flowers gradually unfurl.
The leaves still have a fine reddish margin but this isn't as noticeable as the leaves mature but if you look carefully at the photo on the left above you can pick it out.
I don't know whether this is usual or something caused by the cool windy weather conditions that we seem unable to shake off it some pest damage but the mature leaves curl upwards like a spoon.
I can't find any sign of pests so I'll keep an eye on this and see whether it changes if the weather actually ever improves.
The leaves on the soft new growth if anything curl slightly in the opposite direction.
To keep the tree under control any upward pointing shoots will be trimmed back along with any the are spreading out too far sideways.
This post is linking to Lucy's blog if you would like to read about more of the trees that are being followed then pop across and visit