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Chaenomeles “Winter Cheer” – Flowering Quince.

Chaenomeles “Winter Cheer” – Flowering Quince.

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Description

Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Winter Cheer’ – Flowering Quince/Japonica –

 

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Flower colour: Salmon pink
  • Other features: glossy, oval, dark-green leaves; aromatic, green-yellow fruit (palatable when cooked and often used in preserves and jellies); the flowering stems are useful in indoor flower arrangements
  • Hardiness: fully hardyThe stems of this vigorous, flowering quince are smothered with pretty flowers from Winter – early spring, followed by aromatic, green-yellow fruit. Excellent for planting on a sunny or partly shady boundary with moderately fertile, well-drained soil. The spiny branches are a useful deterrent against unwanted intruders and marauding cats.
  • Garden care: After flowering prune side-shoots to five or six leaves and remove crossing or ill-placed stems. Once established remove excess growth in late spring or summer and cut back all side-shoots to two or three leaves.

50mm pot, Established – Ready to plant direct.

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