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Dwarf Japanese Quince – Chaenomeles japonica

(20 seeds)

$4.15

Exquisite blossoms in spring.

Thanks to its beautiful spring blooms this plant is very popular as a bonsai and most commonly is grown in clump or multiple trunk forms. A very tough shrub, this plant can be pruned back hard. If growing as a bonsai the fruits can be removed to improve growth.  
 

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Thanks to its beautiful spring blooms this plant is very popular as a bonsai and most commonly is grown in clump or multiple trunk forms. A very tough shrub, this plant can be pruned back hard. If growing as a bonsai the fruits can be removed to improve growth.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Cascade, Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

Chaenomeles japonica, also known as the Japanese Quince is a fantastic small shrub with beautiful coloured pink, white and red flowers that turn into bright yellow, edible fruits in the autumn.

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Propagation

A deciduous shrub coming from the mountain woodland of Japan and China, Chaenomeles japonica grows to about 1 m in height. Commonly cultivated, these plants are favoured for their early flowering from July onwards in Australia. The blossoms appear on bare branches continuing after the plant gets its leaves. Like many deciduous fruiting plants, it will require some cold weather over the winter to stimulate flowering and fruiting

Common Name:Dwarf Japanese Quince
Scientific Name:Chaenomeles japonica
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 20
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Mixed
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm)
Tree Full Height:1-2m
Tree Full Width:1-2m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

Chaenomeles japonica, also known as the Japanese Quince is a fantastic small shrub with beautiful coloured pink, white and red flowers that turn into bright yellow, edible fruits in the autumn.

.

Propagation

A deciduous shrub coming from the mountain woodland of Japan and China, Chaenomeles japonica grows to about 1 m in height. Commonly cultivated, these plants are favoured for their early flowering from July onwards in Australia. The blossoms appear on bare branches continuing after the plant gets its leaves. Like many deciduous fruiting plants, it will require some cold weather over the winter to stimulate flowering and fruiting

Product Details
Common Name:Dwarf Japanese Quince
Scientific Name:Chaenomeles japonica
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 20
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Mixed
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm)
Tree Full Height:1-2m
Tree Full Width:1-2m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

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