Flowering Quince, Japanese Quince Chaenomeles cathayensis

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Botanical Name:

Chaenomeles cathayensis

Family:

ROSACEAE

Genus:

Chaenomeles

Species:

cathayensis

Common Name:

Flowering Quince, Japanese Quince

Seeds Per Pound:
7,346
Quantity:
0.67 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
16
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Collection Locale:
Belgium
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.67 lb
Prices
  • CHAENOMELES cathayensis

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
8.95
10 g
39.50
1 oz
89.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Chaenomeles cathayensis is a species of Japanese Quince . Its flowers can range from pink to white. The fruit is a pear-shaped pome . The fruit is edible but very tough when raw; cooking softens the flesh. They can be use in pies and to make jellies. The fruit is used as an herbal medicine to treat rheumatic pain, nausea and diarrhea . It is cultivated as an ornamental tree and for bonsai .
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