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Chaenomeles spp

Flowering Quince

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Chaenomeles spp
Principal Common Name Flowering Quince
Common Name(s)
Synonym
Description Chaenomeles is a genus of three species of deciduous spiny shrubs, usually 1–3 m tall. These plants are related to the Quince and the Chinese Quince,differing in the serrated leaves, and in the flowers having deciduous sepals and styles that are connate at the base. The leaves are alternately arranged, simple, and have a serrated margin.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Japan, China, Korea
Height Range 0 - 10 FT
Spread Range 0 - 10 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a
Leaf Color Dark Green : Green : Red tinged margin
Leaf Texture Glossy : Serrate
Form Shrub
Flower Color Orange : Orange pink : Pale Pink : Pink : Pinkish Purple : Red : Red-Orange : Salmon pink : White
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Butterflies : Cut Flower : Hedge Plant : Thorns

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