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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.
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CHAENOMELES speciosa 'Geisha Girl'

Commonly known as Flowering quince, Japanese quince

Peach apricot flowers, ideal for training up a wall
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£16.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £14.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - glossy, dark green leaves 4-9cm (1½-3½in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - peach apricot
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - wide-spreading shrub with tangled, spiny branches. Later flowering and more compact than other varieties. Flowers in clusters of 2-4 followed by apple-like, aromatic, green-yellow fruit to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • 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 - - more compact than the species. Very attractive flowers before and with the leaves. Early flowers for insects
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, aphids, canker.
  • Place of origin - China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - 4.5cm (1¾in) across
  • Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Crenulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblong - 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
  • 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
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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