Cathay Quince (Chaenomeles cathayensis) 2L
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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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 (4-6in) long – and can be eaten cooked (they make a good lemony jelly). The fruits are freely produced in Britain. Also a bee plant. Hardy to about -20ºC.