Are "Super Red Flowering Quince" fruit edible - Knowledgebase Question

Hampton, VA
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Question by rpopernack
October 10, 2005
I have four

Answer from NGA
October 10, 2005
Chaenomeles japonica 'Moned,' a cultivar of what is commonly called Japanese flowering quince, is not the same as the tree that produces the traditional edible quince, which is a Cydonia. They are closely related -- but not the same. The Chaenomeles japonica fruit is technically edible but I think it is very sour. I hope this helps.

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