CHAENOMELES

Commonly known as Japanese quince, Japonica, Ornamental quince

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These Flowering quince produce fruit which is palatable when cooked like the Common quince Cydonia oblonga. Flowering quince fruit contains much more pectin; more than lemons.

Shrubs can be grown as a spiny barrier and maintained as bonsai.

Genus of 3 species of deciduous, often spiny, shrubs, one sometimes a small tree, from mountain woodlands in China and Japan.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    C. japonica makes a good low hedge. All look good trained against a wall. Good bee plants providing early nectar and pollen. Notably resistant to honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    China, Japan.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Chaenomeles - Growing Guide

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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

peach apricot flowers, ideal for training up a wall

 
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Moerloosei'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Moerloosei'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

(syn. ‘Apple Blossom’) - large white flowers flushed dark pink

 
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Nivalis'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Nivalis'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

this variety has medicinal properties and pure white flowers. Upright habit

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Crimson and Gold'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Crimson and Gold'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

deep crimson petals with golden anthers

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

large white flowers with a dwarf trailing habit. Ideal as ground cover

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

pale greenish-yellow flowers in spring fading to creamy white. Yellow fruits in autumn

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Nicoline'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Nicoline'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

deep scarlet

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Pink Lady'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Pink Lady'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

clear rose-pink

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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