Chaenomeles japonica 'Cido'
Cido Japanese Quince, Cido Flowering Quince, Cido Fruit Bearing Quince, Thornless Quince
- Main interest:
- thornless, delicious yellow fruits, early bloomer
- full sun to partial shade
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil
- Flower colour:
- Flowering period:
- April to May
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 5b: -26 °C (-15 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 5 ft (1.5 m) width: 5 ft (1.5 m)
- specimen, hedge, screen, foundation
Chaenomeles japonica 'Cido' fruit have an exceptional flavour, and are wonderful in jellies or syrups. They thrive in full sun. Its thornless nature makes harvesting fruit easy. Absolutely beautiful orange blossoms in early spring. It features deep green undulated leaves with dark brown margins. A relatively compact ornamental, it grows to 5 ft tall and wide. Planting a cultivar of Chaenomeles x superba (Chaenomeles japonica × C. speciosa) nearby, could increase Cido's fruit yield. Cido thornless flowering quince can be used as an early blooming ornamental shrub, or for its fruit production.
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$14.99 - $39.99
Also known as: Japanese Flowering Quince, Maule's quince