Plant Catalog - CHAENOMELES J TEXAS SCARLET
CHAENOMELES J TEXAS SCARLET
Chaenomeles japonica 'Texas Scarlet'
Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince
A deciduous shrub known for its very early spring blooms before leaf-out. Fiery red flowers bear edible, quince-like fruit that are best tasting when processed in preserves or jellies. Branches are often contorted and spiny. Glossy, finely toothed leaves are characteristic of the rose family.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 2 - 23
Mature size: 3 - 5 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water