You'll have been enjoying the colour from Forysthia and shrubs like Winter Jasmine and Chaenomeles
in late winter and early spring but as the flowers should now be coming to an end it's time to prune them by cutting roughly a third of the growth away.
Good choices for forcing this month include serviceberry (Amelanchier), magnolia (Magnolia), flowering quince (Chaenomeles
), forsythia (Forsythia), crab apple or apple (Malus), flowering pear (Pyrus), flowering cherry (Prunus), spring-flowering witch hazel (Hamamelis vernalis) and redbud (Cercis).
Comparacao entre doces produzidos a partir de frutos de diferentes especies e cultivares de marmeleiro (Cydonia oblonga Miller e Chaenomeles
A TRY the unusual ornamental quince Chaenomeles
x superba Jet Trail.
japonica 'Tricolor' [Cydonia japonica tricolor, Pyrus japonica], variegated Japanese quince (KN:39; TH1875; SBP1889) AA1884.
Erwinia amylovora is a Gram-negative enterobacterium bacterium that causes fireblight disease on Rosaceae family plants including apple (Malus spp.), pear (Pyrus spp.), quince (Chaenomeles
spp.), strawberry (Fragaria spp.) and rose (Rosa spp.) (Zwet and Keil, 1979; Bradbury, 1986; van der Zwet et al., 2012; McNally, 2013).
Notably, antioxidant activity and antiacetylcholinesterase activity of Chaenomeles
sinensis , attenuating effects of the extract of Pueraria thunbergiana on diabetic nephropathy , and protective effects of Panax ginseng on hippocampal neurons, kidneys from nephropathy, and pancreatic cells [12-14] were demonstrated in STZ-diabetic animal models.
? Prune shrubs, including chaenomeles
, deutzia, spiraea, and philadelphus, as soon as they have finished flowering.
Grafting of quince 'Portugal' on Cydonia and Chaenomeles
Pink Lady I THINK these flowering quinces look best trained horizontally on a fence where their blossoms can be best admired.
Pink Lady I THINK these flowering K quinces look best trained horizontally on a fence where their blossoms can be best admired.