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Chaenomeles x superba Texas Scarlet

Japanese Quince

Profuse, brilliant scarlet-red, buttercup-like flowers will give way to edible, green fruit (quince). The shiny, green foliage on this compact, spreading shrub will add to its attraction.

  • »  Red, buttercup-like flowers
  • »  Green to yellow pome, up to 5 cm in diameter
  • »  Glossy, dark green leaves are borne on thorny stems
  • »  Low growing, dense shrub
  • »  Bloom Time: Late April
  • »  Ripens: October

3gal
$38.19
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:50-60 cm
  • Spread:80-100 cm
  • Bloom Color: Red
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Birds
Attributes
Edible
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Flowering Time
Spring
Habit
Mounding
Rounded
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Chaenomeles x superba 'Texas Scarlet'

Quince tolerate many soils and conditions, including drought. It can become unkempt looking if not pruned regularly.