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Japanese Quince

These hardy shrubs will provide a splash of colour in the depths of winter and come back for a repeat performance year after year.
Current Description
These lovely winter-flowering garden plants are looking fabulous this week and will add a splash of welcome colour when not much else is flowering in the garden. We have had a fresh batch just come in and they are available in a lovely pink colour this week.
60cm + tall in a 2L pot
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white japanese quince
Care Instrictions

These instructions are sent with the plant gift

These pretty flowering shrubs (Chaenomeles × superb) are prized for their pretty cup like flowers that brighten the dead of winter. They are low growing deciduous plants but completely hardy so most at home in the garden.

You can keep it in the pot for the first year if you prefer or plant it out any time the ground is not actually frozen. Dig a nice big hole when you do this and as you would do with any new planting add some rich compost to the hole to get it settled in. Keep well watered, whilst it is establishing or whilst in a pot and plant in full sun or part shade.

The fruits of the quince are edible but they are really grown for the flowers. The fruit can be used for jellies and preserves though in the same way you might use a crab apple.

More Information

Japanese Quince

Scientific Name:Chaenomeles Î superba "Pink Lady"

A choice winter-flowering plant with the RHS award of merit

.Lovely pink cup-shaped flowers emerge before the leaves from December to February

Small edible quinces follow the flowers

This is an easy garden shrub or climber but will prefer a little shelter so it is at its very best against a warm wall


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