Japanese Quince

Japanese Quince - Chaenomeles speciosa Chaenomeles speciosa
Colour: Red
Flowering: January - April
Height: Up to 6' (2 m)
Family: Rosaceae
Japanese Quince    

Japanese Quince, sometime called Japonica, actually originated in China.

It is a tall spiny shrub with dark green, glossy leaves. The flowers are red and cup-shaped, about 3 cms diameter, comprising six petals. These are followed by small apple-like fruits. It provides interesting colour in the garden early in the year. 

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