chaenomeles speciosa 'rubra' (japanese quince)

Size: 3 gallon

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  • red, buttercup-like flowers
  • green to yellow pome (fruit), up to 5 cm in diameter
  • glossy, dark green leaves are borne on thorny stems
  • vase-shaped, dense shrub
  • bloom time: late april
  • ripens: october
  • zone 5
  • height 125-150cm
  • spread 125-150cm
  • colour red
  • quince tolerate many soils and conditions, including drought
  • it can become unkempt looking 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.)