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Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince

Chaenomeles japonica 'Texas Scarlet'

SKU
03105
Beautiful spreading shrub with fiery red, apple-blossom-like flowers that precede leaves each spring. Produces greenish-yellow fruit. Best used in shrub borders and as background plant. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationke-NOM-e-lez juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Design IdeasLet 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds 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

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