General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6.5 to 20 feet (2-6 m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 4 to 6 inch greenish to yellow
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Pollution
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 6 to 8 weeks
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Chinese Quince

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