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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese quince

Pale greenish-yellow flowers in spring fading to creamy white. Yellow fruits in autumn
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - oval, glossy, mid-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Yellow - greenish yellow from ivory-coloured buds
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, rounded shrub with spiny branches. Produces clusters of flowers followed by green fruit 5-7cm (2-2¾in) 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 - - 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
  • 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
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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