Chaenomeles x superba Crimson and Gold AGM

Chaenomeles x superba Crimson and Gold AGM


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Fulfilling the promise of its name, this compact deciduous Japanese Quince produces many clusters of gold cup-shaped flowers on bare stems in the spring that turn vibrant red later, with golden anthers. These are followed by green fruit ripening to a scented yellow in the autumn. The glossy narrow oval leaves are held on spiny branches. This hardy shrub, which needs little maintenance, adds stunning colour to a spring garden plus autumn interest with the lovely fragrant fruit. Ideal for the smaller garden.

Recipient of the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit), for all round excellence in the garden.

Pot Size: 3L

Common Name: Japanese Quince

Hardiness: Hardy

Height and Spread: 150cm x 250cm

Preferred Soil Type: Moist, well drained; not chalk

Aspect: Full sun / partial shade

Flowering Period: March – May