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CHAENOMELES

Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese 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 - oval, glossy, dark-green leaves 4-9cm (1½-3½in) long.
  • Red
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - more prostrate thaproduces flowers 4.5cm (1¾in) across in clusters of 2-4 followed by apple-like, aromatic 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 - - early flowers for insects. A more prostrate form which is useful for substantial groundcover
  • 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 - Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Chaenomeles - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CHAENOMELES

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'  AWARD

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'  >


Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Peach apricot flowers, ideal for training up a wall
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Moerloosei'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
(syn. ‘Apple Blossom’) - large white flowers flushed dark pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Nivalis'

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
This variety has medicinal properties and pure white flowers. Upright habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Rubra'

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Clear red
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£16.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Crimson and Gold'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Deep crimson petals with golden anthers
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each
Available from July 2020 -

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Large white flowers with a dwarf trailing habit. Ideal as ground cover
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Pale greenish-yellow flowers in spring fading to creamy white. Yellow fruits in autumn
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Nicoline'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Deep scarlet
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£16.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Pink Lady'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Flowering quince, Japanese quince.
Clear rose-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £14.00 each
£16.00 each

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