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Chaenomeles speciosa 'Jet Trail' /Jet Trail Flowering Quince

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Jet Trail'  / Chaenomeles speciosa 'Jet Trail'
Large spreading flowering quince with white flowers
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Large spreading flowering quince with white flowers

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Scientific Name: Chaenomeles speciosa 'Jet Trail'
Common Name: Jet Trail Flowering Quince
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This is a robust white flowering quince that produces an abundance of white flowers in very early spring. Occasional pruning is beneficial because flowering quinces can live a long time and some of the old canes need to be removed periodically to encourage new flowering wood. Flowering quinces can defoliate early due to leaf diseases, especially in the Lower South. They perform best in the Upper South where winter temperatures are colder. Flowering quince fruit is used to make a very tasty jelly.