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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Crimson and Gold'

Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese quince

Deep crimson petals with golden anthers
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  • Deciduous - oval, glossy, mid-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Red - crimson petals
  • Yellow - golden anthers
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, spreading shrub with spiny branches. Produces clusters of flowers followed by green fruit 5-7cm (2-3in) long, ripening to yellow.
  • 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 - - a compact, spreading form with large flowers. Suitable for a smaller garden. Attractive to 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 - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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