How do you prune a flowering quince?


A flowering quince should be pruned in mid to late spring, after it has flowered. Start by removing the flower clusters, and cutting the plant back to an outward facing bud. Next, prune off any broken or dead branches. Cut any older branches back to the ground.
Q&A Related to "How do you prune a flowering quince?"
Flowering quince, (Chaenomeles speciosa) produce blooms on the previous year's growth - also called old wood. Prune your flowering quince once flowers fall. New growth flourishes
Flowering quince shrubs and trees provide multi-colored flowers in spring and edible fruit in summer. With numerous cultivars available, there's one to suit every garden landscape
n. Any of several shrubs of the genus Chaenomeles, native to Asia and having spiny branches and red or pink flowers.
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How to Prune a Flowering Quince
The flowering quince or japonica is a round-topped shrub that grows 6 feet tall and 10 feet across. Full bloom occurs in early March with single, pinkish-orange blossoms. It also forms a tart fruit for jelly making. Foliage on this shrub will emerge as... More »
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