Japanese Quince (Chaenomeles japonica 'Pygmaeus')

Also sold as:
Chaenomeles japonica var. alpina 'Pygmaeus'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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