Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince
Chaenomeles japonica 'Texas Scarlet'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ke-NOM-e-lez juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||Let this early spring bloomer shine in the sunny mixed border then fade into the background as perennials and other shrubs take center stage the rest of season. Bring cut branches inside for a first touch of spring.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9