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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese quince

Peach apricot flowers, ideal for training up a wall
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

 
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  • Deciduous
    glossy, dark green leaves 4-9cm (1½-3½in) long.
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Peach apricot
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Wide-spreading shrub with tangled, spiny branches. Later flowering and more compact than other varieties. Flowers in clusters of 2-4 followed by apple-like, aromatic, green-yellow fruit to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - more compact than the species. Very attractive flowers before and with the leaves. Early flowers for insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    scale insects, aphids, canker.
  • Place of origin
    China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped - 4.5cm (1¾in) across
  • Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Crenulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Pruning group 8 - Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
    if wall-trained
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Chaenomeles - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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