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Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet'
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common name: Flowering quince
synonyms: Chaenomeles lagenaria 'Knap Hill Scarlet'
full sun, part shade
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).
Raised by Waterer in 1870.