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Flowering Quince 'Texas Scarlet'

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Beautiful spreading shrub with fiery red, apple-blossom-like flowers that precede leaves each spring. Produces greenish-yellow fruit. Best used in shrub borders and as background plant. Deciduous. Photo credit: Richard Shiell


  • Full Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    4—7 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Chaenomeles japonica 'Texas Scarlet'
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype DECIDUOUS EARLY FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 9
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 4—7 feet
Habit Spreading
Special Uses Attracts Birds, Easy Care, Edible, Flowers for Cutting, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Uses Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise
Flower Color Red
Bloom Time Spring

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