Scarffs red japanese flowering quince - Chaenomeles speciosa
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Flowering Quince 'Scarff's Red'


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Chaenomeles 'Scarff's Red' - 'Scarff's Red' Flowering Quince is a dense, broad, low growing compact deciduous flowering shrub. The branches are decorated with oval to oblong shaped leaves, sparse spiny thorns and crimson red cup shape blooms in the Spring. This is one of the first burst of colors as buds begin to bloom in early spring. Soon after, new foliage emerges a red tinted shade that later emerge to a glossy, dark green in Summer. Small greenish- yellow drupes begin to appear in late Summer and can develop a red tinge once matured in Autumn.

Full sun to partial sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

Drought tolerant once established.

Red flowers, non-fragrant

Additional features: Fall Color, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, and Deer Resistant

This 'Scarff's Red' Flowering Quince comes in a 1 Gallon pot.

Size: Mature size can reach up to 8'ft in height & 15'ft wide.

Light: Full to partial sun.

Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 View Map

Characteristics: Grows in a rounded, dense shape with spreading branches decorated with spines, green foliage and fiery-red flowers in early spring. Attracts birds and wildlife. Flower petals and drupes are edible.

Growth Rate: Moderate

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Average, well draining soil with the pH 3.7 - 7.0. Tolerant to deer and drought once mature. Regular watering is recommended in areas with drought/extreme heat. All purpose fertilize. Pruning recommended when flowering season has concluded.

*Plants cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

Flowers bloom on old growth, prune after flowering to encourage growth on flowering spurs.

Remove suckers to control spread.

Branches can be cut and forced to bloom indoors.

Allow 3'-5' when planting for growth.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 5 - 9

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Flowering Quince 'Scarff's Red'

Flowering Quince are a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub, although growing somewhat unruly, the beautiful and delicate flowers make a strong contrast against the shiny, dark green foliage. Related closely to roses, most flowering quince's have a thorny habit, except for the Cameo and Dragon's Blood. The flowers last for about 2 weeks and are then followed by fragrant, yellowish-green fruits.


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