Chaenomeles japonica
JAPANESE QUINCE, JAPONICA
Rosaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, heavy frost
1m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Origins: Japan

Other Botanical Names: Chaenomeles japonica var. alpina, C. maulei, Cydonia japonica, Cydonia lagenaria, Pyrus japonica, P. maulei

Other Common Names: Maule's Quince, Dwarf Quince

 
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Chaenomeles japonica
JAPANESE QUINCE, JAPONICA
Rosaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, heavy frost
1m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: orange-red

Flowering Time: early spring, late winter

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: yellow

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, dry style & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, barrier, cut flowers, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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