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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

PSEUDOCYDONIA sinensis

Commonly known as Chinese quince

Semi-evergreen with flaking bark. Solitary pink flowers in spring and then large yellow egg-shaped or quince-like fruits
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£32.00 each

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - oval, finely-toothed, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading shrub or small tree. Grey and white bark. Produces flowers to 4cm (1½in) across, gradually throughout spring, followed after hot summers by ovoid fruits to 15cm (6in) long which give off an intense, sweet aroma as they ripen.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun - warm sheltered spot, shelter from frosts and cold winds
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
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Pseudocydonia sinensis - Growing Guide
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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