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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese quince

Large white flowers with a dwarf trailing habit. Ideal as ground cover
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    mid-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    A mass of twiggy, spiny, branches ideal for ground cover. Flowers are followed by green fruit 5-7cm (2-3in) long ripening to yellow, tinged with red.
  • 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

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    scale insects, aphids, canker.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin (C. japonica, Japan x C. speciosa, China)
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    4.5cm (1¾in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Crenulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Chaenomeles - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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