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Chaenomeles x superba ‘Rubra’

Red Japanese Quince

Main interest:
early flower, quince fruit
Soil & Exposure:
full sun, well-drained soil
Growth type:
spreading
Flower:
deep red, April to May
Foliage:
glossy dark green, deciduous
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5: -28.9 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 8 ft (2.4 m) width: 6 ft (1,8 m)
Use:
hedge, specimen

Native to Asia, Red Japanese quince (Chaenomeles x superba ‘Rubra’) is a tall vigorous shrub with an upright habit and tangled, spiny branches.

Clusters of beautiful deep red flowers bloom from April to May. Along with other early blooming shrubs such as yellow Forsythia, white Abeliophyllum and pink Rhododendron, the red japanese quince is the perfect candidate to add early colour in the spring!

Glossy deep green foliage sprouts from stems growing to 8 ft tall and 6 ft wide. This large deciduous shrub produces apple-like aromatic fruit which is good for making jelly and compotes.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

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