Also known as
Japanese Flowering Quince, Japanese-Quince, Maule's Quince, Flowering-Quince
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A low-spreading, climbing or wall, deciduous shrub native to Japan. Glossy mid green leaves are obovate to round turning yellow in autumn. Clusters of orange red purple flowers bloom from spring and are followed by fragrant, small, round yellow fruit.
How to propagate Japonica
You can propagate the species by softwood or greenwood cuttings. The cultivars by cuttings only in the summer.
Suckering in the summer.
Seed in the autumn.
Special features of Japonica
Other uses of Japonica
Banks, hedging, specimen. Spring interest. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.