chaenomeles japonica (japanese quince)

Size: 3 gallon

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  • orange buttercup-like flowers
  • green to yellow fragrant pome (fruit), up to 5 cm in diameter, occasionally produced in autumn
  • glossy dark green leaves are borne on thorny stems
  • low growing, dense shrub
  • bloom time: late april
  • ripens: october
  • zone 5
  • height 80-90cm 
  • spread 120-150cm
  • colour orange
  • quince tolerate many soils and conditions, including drought
  • it can become unkempt if not pruned regularly
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts birds
  • edible
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • low maintenance
  • fragrant
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)