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Quince

Cydonia spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Quince Overview

Small genus of 1 hardy deciduous tree bearing a pome fruit, similar to a pear and coloured golden-yellow upon maturity. Its also known as a quince and has been cultivated for its fruits, which as used in cooking and also its pretty pink flowers and ornamental stature. Growing on average 5-8m high and 4-6m wide, this genus is native to rocky slopes and woodland edges and may be grown in a range of climates, including Northern latitudes such as Scotland.

Common problems with Quince

How to propagate Quince

Cuttings

You can propagate the species by seed in autumn, cultivators by softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Quince

Grown for its flowers and fruits.