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Chaenomeles japonica

More About Chaenomeles japonica

  • Orange, buttercup-like flowers
  • Green to yellow pome, up to 5 cm in diameter
  • Glossy, dark green leaves are borne on thorny stems
  • Low growing, dense shrub
  • Bloom Time: Late April
  • Ripens: October

Zone:

5

Height:

80-90 cm

Spread:

120-150 cm

Colour:

Orange
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Japanese Quince Growing and Maintenance Tips

Quince tolerate many soils and conditions, including drought. It can become unkempt looking if not pruned regularly.


Chaenomeles japonica Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit

Flowering Time

Spring
Early Spring

Habit

Spreading
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Hedge

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