CHAENOMELES

Commonly known as Japanese quince, Japonica, Ornamental quince

All Flower MAR-MAY

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.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Grown for their early, 5-petalled, cup-shaped flowers. and ornamental fruit (palatable when cooked).
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    For best blooms and fruit grow in sun.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    C. japonica makes a good low hedge. All look good trained against a wall. Good bee plants providing early nectar and pollen.Notably resistant to honey fungus.
    Pests & Diseases
    scale insects, aphids, canker.
    Place of origin
    China, Japan.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Chaenomeles - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CHAENOMELES

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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

peach apricot flowers, ideal for training up a wall

 
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Moerloosei'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Moerloosei'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

(syn. ‘Apple Blossom’) - large white flowers flushed dark pink

 
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Nivalis'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Nivalis'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

this variety has medicinal properties and pure white flowers. Upright habit

 
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Rubra'

CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Rubra'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

clear red

 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Crimson and Gold'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Crimson and Gold'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

deep crimson petals with golden anthers

 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Jet Trail'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

large white flowers with a dwarf trailing habit. Ideal as ground cover

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

pale greenish-yellow flowers in spring fading to creamy white. Yellow fruits in autumn

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Nicoline'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Nicoline'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

deep scarlet

 
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CHAENOMELES x superba 'Pink Lady'

CHAENOMELES x superba 'Pink Lady'

Flowering quince, Japanese quince

clear rose-pink

 
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