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Flowering Quince 'Texas Scarlet'


  • This Flowering Quince 'Texas Scarlet' ships in a 1 Gallon Pot and 3 pack of 3.5"cups
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Chaenomeles 'Texas Scarlet' - 'Texas Scarlet' 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 fiery red 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 yellowish-green drupes begin to appear in late Summer and can develop red tinged once matured in Autumn. Both the fruit and petals of this Quince are edible but typically used in jellies, dressings or preserves due to its acidity and bitterness.

Full sun to partial sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

Drought tolerant once established.

Orange / Red flowers, non-fragrant

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

This 'Texas Scarlet' Flowering Quince comes in a 1 Gallon pot or a 3 pack of 3.5" cups

Size: Mature size can reach up to 4'ft in height & 5'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 orangey-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 clay soils, deer, rabbit 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 'Texas Scarlet'

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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