Chaenomeles speciosa


USPP 30,231

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  • Heat tolerant
  • Long blooming
  • Thornless

A fabulous addition to the Double Take® series! Double Take® Peach flowering quince offers the same benefits as the other three in the series - large double flowers, very long bloom time, outstanding heat tolerance, and thornless stems - but in a romantic soft peach color. A spring classic, updated for today's landscapes.

Awards 2019 Oklahoma Proven Shrub

USDA Zone 5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 4 - 5'

Width 4 - 5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Orange

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Quince is quite adaptable to any soil, and shows good tolerance to dry conditions once it is established.

Pruning If pruning is desired, do so immediately after flowering in spring. Remove oldest stems every 4-6 years.

Uses Outstanding choice for a specimen, hedge, or as a backdrop to a mixed planting. Also makes an good crop for cut flower growers.

Growing Tips All of the Double Take® series has demonstrated exceptional heat tolerance, blooming weeks longer than conventional varieties. They also have shown a strong tendency to rebloom in fall. These thornless varieties do not set fruit.