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Ornamental Quince

Chaenomeles speciosa 'umbilicata'

Photo: Ornamental Quince

Vigorous suckering shrub, with spiny branches and deciduous oval leaves. In late winter and spring appear 5-petaled single dark pink flowers, spectacular. They are followed by summer fruit (quince) edible as jellies.

Uses: Mixed hedges, shrub beds

Global characteristics:

Type of foliage: deciduous

Habit: bushy, suckering

Height: 2.50 m x 2 m (8 ft x 6 ft)

Growth: medium

Flowering period: March to May

Époque de fructification : summer

Shape and colours:

Foliage shape: elliptical

Foliage colour: medium green

Foliage colour in autumn: yellow

Flowers shape: rosaceae

Flowers colour: pink

Forme des fruits : Oval

Couleur des fruits : bright yellow

Plantation:

Soil type: garden soil even calcareous

Exposure: sun, part-shade

Hardiness: - 25 °C (-13 °F - USDA zone 5b)

Properties

Height
1 - 250 cm
Color
Soil type
Chalk, Loam
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness
Hardy