Chaenomeles speciosa – Chinese or Japanese Flowering Quince have a lovely early spring flower display. The Chaenomeles genus belongs to the rose family. These trees are native to the higher altitude woodlands of Japan & China. Lovely hardy, smaller ornamental tree.
FLOWERING Quince – Chaenomeles speciosa - August 27th, 2018
CHAENOMELES speciosa – Chinese or Japanese Quince, 80lt container, 1.5m standard
Interesting CHAENOMELES speciosa Facts
“The chaenomeles genus belongs to the rose family”
“These trees are native to the high altitude woodlands of Japan and China.
“Often have small fruit suitable for making liqueurs, as well as marmalade, preserves and jellies. Chaenomeles contain more pectin than apples and true quinces. The fruit contains more vitamin C than lemons“
“Plant foliage is and has been part of traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. The fruit is used to treat arthritis, leg oedema and calf muscle cramps”