Super Red® Flowering Quince

Chaenomeles japonica 'Moned'

Huge, bright red blooms precede foliage, among first to appear each year and long-lasting! Wonderful upright grower for hedge or shrub. Ornamental, greenish-yellow quince-like fruit mature with a red blush in the fall, and attracts birds. Deciduous.
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Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationke-NOM-e-lez juh-PON-ih-kuh
LoreThere are many varieties of Japanese quince (Chaenomeles japonica) and common flowering quince (C. speciosa, C. lagenaria), which are attractive shrubs bearing showy pink, red or orange flowers in early spring. Differing from true edible Qunce, (Cydonia oblonga), most of these ornamentals species produce fruits that hard and nearly inedible, though they do have a high pectin content and are occasionally mixed with other fruits in jellies and preserves.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 8 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring to summer, followed by showy fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Edible, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsForsythia (Forsythia); Witch Hazel (Hammelis); Weigela (Weigela); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Deutzia (Deutzia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less frequent watering once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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