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Chaenomelea japonica

Common Name(s):
Japanese flowering quince
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Not as ornamental as other Chaenomelea spp.

Height:
2-3 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 1-2 in. long
Flower:
Orange-red, scarlet, or red flowers in spring; 1.5 in. greenish-yellow fruit in fall
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; best flowers in full sun
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Open; wide-spreading; interlacing network of thorny stems
Width:
3-4 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1474

Chaenomelea japonica Chaenomelea japonica