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PlantFiles: Flowering Quince
Chaenomeles x superba 'Crimson & Gold'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Chaenomeles (kee-no-MAY-leez) (Info)
Species: x superba (soo-PER-ba) (Info)
Cultivar: Crimson & Gold
Additional cultivar information: (aka Crimson and Gold)

One vendor has this plant for sale.

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Red
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral kbaumle On Mar 29, 2006, kbaumle from Northwest, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

I just purchased a rather large one of these today. The color of the blooms is just delicious!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania



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