Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles x superba 'Jet Trail')

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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3-4ft
Plant Spread: 3-4ft
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Oval to oblong, glossy dark green leaves (to 3" long). No fall color.
Fruit: Other: Hard, yellowish-green fruits (quinces) which ripen in autumn. Although edible, quinces are too bitter to be eaten directly from the plant, but are sometimes used in preserves and jellies.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Other: March
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Fruit
Pollinators: Bees


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