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Flowering Quince Chaenomeles japonica


  • Flowering Quince
Regular price $29.95 Sale price
$29.95

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  • 1 Quart
  • 1 Gallon
  • 2 Gallon
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Product Details

Mature Height: 4-6 ft.
Mature Width: 3-5 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Chaenomeles japonica
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 5-9 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉)

Product Description

Vibrant Color Marks the End of Winter

Why Flowering Quince Shrubs?

Known as one of the vibrant shrubs that mark the end of winter, the Flowering Quince boasts incredible blooms that deepen in color with age. Vivid red-orange or pink florals emerge in March to open spring, offering a striking look before most flowering varieties bloom.

Plus, the Flowering Quince is easy to grow. From its soil adaptability to its wind tolerance, it thrives without effort and is particularly suited to barrier hedging or privacy plantings with extra color…especially since it tops out at about 4 to 6 feet in height and has a wide-spreading growth habit.

And the Flowering Quince is unique. Its vivid-hued blooms deepen to a rich scarlet as the season progresses and its small, speckled fruit, similar to the crabapple, emerges. This pale-green fruit can be harvested and used to make incredible homemade jellies and jams you won’t find at the supermarket.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

You won’t find a healthier, better developed Flowering Quince – because we’ve planted, grown and shipped your Quince with meticulous care, you get a hassle-free shrub that’s ready to thrive in your landscape and burst with color and growth quickly.

In fact, when you buy our larger sizes, you can get explosive color, privacy and the iconic good looks of the Quince as soon as the first season in your garden.

Few border hedges offer the versatility and functionality you'll find in the Flowering Quince. Get yours today – before they’re gone!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day). Dig a hole for your Quince that’s three times as wide and equal in depth as the root ball. Remove your plant from its original container, position into the hole ensuring that it’s standing upright, and the top of the root ball is even with the ground.

Begin backfilling the hole, tamping down lightly as you go. Once the hole has been completely filled, water to allow the soil to settle and eliminate any air pockets. Finally, apply a 3 to 5-inch layer of mulch around the plant to help enrich the soil as well as conserve moisture and control weeds.

2. Watering: The Flowering Quince is a drought-tolerant plant that requires a deep watering about once a week. We recommend watering these plants in the morning, at the base. If you’re not sure when to water, simply check the top 2 inches of soil for dryness. If the soil is dry here, it’s time to water your shrub.

3. Fertilizing: Apply a slow-release fertilizer once a year in early spring, before new growth emerges. Follow up by watering the surrounding soil to allow the fertilizer to penetrate into the roots. Be sure to follow the application instructions on the fertilizer.

4. Pruning: Minimal pruning is needed for these plants. Any broken branches can be pruned back in spring before new growth begins.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
$149.00-$178.99 $49.95
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03/03/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product
Quince

The bush came well packaged and promptly. The bush was healthy

VB
03/01/2021
Vi B.
United States United States
Beautiful plant.

I ordered a 1 gallon. The plant arrived well packed, decent size and full of buds. Can't wait to see them bloom. Only complaint is the shipping is pricey!

VT
02/02/2021
Vivian T.
United States United States
Double Take Orange Quince

Well packaged, plant was healthy and in a great shape.

A
11/12/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Flowering Quince

The plant is beautiful and will be a wonderful addition to my yard. Looking forward to a full bush of blooms

DB
10/11/2020
David B.
United States United States
so far , so good!

It was a great experience ordering these flowering quince, they were of great quality and hopefully they take and make it through the winter so I can see them bloom in the spring.

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