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Chaenomeles japonica 'Texas Scarlet'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Chaenomeles japonica 'Texas Scarlet'

Common Name: Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince

A deciduous shrub known for its very early spring blooms before leaf-out. Fiery red flowers bear edible, quince-like fruit that are best tasting when processed in preserves or jellies. Branches are often contorted and spiny. Glossy, finely toothed leaves are characteristic of the rose family.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 9

Sunset Zone: Zones 2 - 23

Mature Height: 3 - 5 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 5 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular