Chaenomeles speciosa 'Yukigoten'
Yukigoten Japanese Quince, Yukigoten Flowering Quince, Double White Flowering Quince
- Main interest:
- early bloomer, double white showy blooms
- 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: 6 ft (1.8 m) width: 6 ft (1.8 m)
- specimen, hedge
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Yukigoten' is a rather large, vigorous flowering quince. This double white-flowered japanese quince blooms in late April/early May. The floral buds starts yellow-cream to slowly turn white. The unique flowers provide a valuable source of nectar to pollinators, early in the season. Prominent, aromatic yellow fruits extend the display in the fall. Although bitter right off the shrub the fruit is perfect for preserves and jellies.
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Also known as: Japanese Flowering Quince, Maule's quince