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Mar 17, 2018 8:48 AM CST
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
I am making a diagram of the property showing all the plants that flower and when. I have terrible luck in finding the plants doing a search and more often than not come back here to ask for identification. So again I find myself not able to identify this bush. Thanking you in advance for your assistance in this matter.
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Mar 17, 2018 8:53 AM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Garden Photography Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
It is Chaenomeles sp or one of several named cultivars.
Common name Japanese Quince.
You can make wine/jam from the fruits.See 2nd link.


https://www.google.co.uk/searc...


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Mar 17, 2018 10:24 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Mar 17, 2018 10:48 AM CST
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
Thank you both. Not sure why what I did wrong in my searches but this never turned up.
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Mar 17, 2018 11:08 AM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Garden Photography Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
plantladylin said:Yes, a beautiful Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/pl...



It could also be Chaenomeles japonica.
Quote wiki....."Chaenomeles japonica (Maule's Quince or Japanese Quince) is native to Japan, and has small fruit, apple-shaped, 3–4 cm diameter. The flowers are usually red, but can be white or pink. The leaves are 3–5 cm long."

OR a cross...a hybrid..... Chaenomeles x superba.
2 parents Chaenomeles japonica and Chaenomeles speciosa.

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Mar 17, 2018 11:28 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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*Blush* I should have given the general database entry for all Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles)

You are right, it could indeed be Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles japonica)

Three are quite a few Flowering Quince listed in our database, both species as well as cultivars, hybrids: https://garden.org/plants/sear...
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Apr 7, 2018 9:30 AM CST
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
I have never seen a fruit growing on this bush. It isn't all that tall yet so maybe this year it will produce fruit?
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