- Common Name(s):
- Japanese flowering quince
Not as ornamental as other Chaenomelea spp.
- 2-3 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 1-2 in. long
- Orange-red, scarlet, or red flowers in spring; 1.5 in. greenish-yellow fruit in fall
- 5 to 8
- Sun to partial shade; best flowers in full sun
- Open; wide-spreading; interlacing network of thorny stems
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1474