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Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese quince
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.
Dwarf shrubTypically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
Additional FeaturesResistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Buy Varieties of CHAENOMELES
peach apricot flowers, ideal for training up a wall
(syn. ‘Apple Blossom’) - large white flowers flushed dark pink
this variety has medicinal properties and pure white flowers. Upright habit
deep crimson petals with golden anthers
large white flowers with a dwarf trailing habit. Ideal as ground cover
pale greenish-yellow flowers in spring fading to creamy white. Yellow fruits in autumn