PlantsChaenomeles→Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles 'Kurokoji')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Fragrant yellow pomes
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Deep velvet-red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2020-02-25
By Henhouse
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