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botanical name:
Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet'
Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering quince
synonyms:  Chaenomeles lagenaria 'Knap Hill Scarlet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Free flowering hybrid with clusters of large, cup-shaped orange-red flowers in spring, followed by edible green fruits ripening to yellow..

Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Flowers and fruits best in sun.

Easiest by layering or separation of rooted suckers if available. Alternatively from hardwood cuttings (one year old shoots).

other notes:
Raised by Waterer in 1870.

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