Cathay Quince (Chaenomeles cathayensis)…

£6.00

Chinese/ Cathay Quince. A shrub to 2.5 m (8 ft) high. Any soil or position in sun or shade. It bears aromatic fruits which are very large – 10-15 cm (4-6”) long – and can be eaten cooked.

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Description

Chinese/ Cathay Quince. A shrub from central China, growing to a height of 2.5 m (8 ft). Any soil or position in sun or shade. Like others of this family, it bears aromatic fruits which are very large – 10-15 cm (4-6”) long – and can be eaten cooked (they make a good lemony jelly). The fruits are freely produced in Britain and ripen in warm summers. Also a bee plant. Hardy to about -20ºC.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg