February 8, 2023
Chaenomeles Superba, Crimson and Gold

Japanese Quince

Chaenomeles superba ‘Crimson and Gold’, Japanese Quince ‘Crimson and Gold’ is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. Chaenomeles superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ are native to Japan, China, and Korea. This plant is related to Quince and therefore sometimes called Japanese Quince.

Chaenomeles Superba is a spiny shrub. It has glossy green leaves. It blooms in early spring with crimson red flowers before the leaves appear. Chaenomeles superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ is deciduous. It bears a yellow fruit that is fragrant. The fruit is about 5cm or 2in wide.

How to grow Chaenomeles superba ‘Crimson and Gold’:

Grow Chaenomeles superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ in sun or partial shade. Plant it in moist but well-drained soil. Propagate Chaenomeles superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ from semi-hardwood cuttings. It is a low-maintenance plant. Watch out for brown scale, aphids or fireblight.

Rosaceae, Chaenomeles Superba, Crimson and Gold
Chaenomeles Superba, Crimson and Gold, or Japanese Quince at Kew Gardens, London
Chaenomeles Superba, Crimson and Gold
Japanese Quince

See also Chaenomeles superba ‘Jet Trail’

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