Botanical Name: Chaenomeles x superba 'Crimson and Gold' (Hybrid)
Height: 2 - 3 feet.
Spacing: 5 feet.
Depth: Plant at same depth as it is in the shipping pot.
Spread: 4 - 5 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun to partial shade.
Color: Deepest crimson.
Foliage: The simple leaves emerge slightly bronze in Spring and turn dark green as the season progresses.
Blooms: Late Winter - early Spring.
Fruit: Edible, yellow-green, apple-shaped fruits ripen in the Fall and may be made into preserves or jelly. Birds also enjoy the fruits.
Form: Spreading, rounded.
Flower Form: Loads of fragrant bowl-shaped flowers with conspicuous golden-yellow anthers inside.
Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, but well-drained soil, Neutral to alkaline.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Pruning: Prune to shape after flowering.
Comments: This fine landscape shrub combines well with other early bloomers, such as forsythias and early bulbs. Add a pop of color in early Spring!
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