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Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet' (Japanese quince 'Knap Hill Scarlet')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet'

Other names

Japanese quince 'Knap Hill Scarlet'

Genus

Chaenomeles Chaenomeles

Variety or Cultivar

'Knap Hill Scarlet' _ 'Knap Hill Scarlet' is short, wide shrub, with glossy leaves and bright orange-scarlet flowers followed by yellow fragrant fruits.


Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red, Orange in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Brown scale Aphids , Brown scale

Fireblight Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet' (Japanese quince 'Knap Hill Scarlet') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet'

Other names

Japanese quince 'Knap Hill Scarlet'

Genus

Chaenomeles Chaenomeles

Variety or Cultivar

'Knap Hill Scarlet' _ 'Knap Hill Scarlet' is short, wide shrub, with glossy leaves and bright orange-scarlet flowers followed by yellow fragrant fruits.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red, Orange in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Brown scale

Specific diseases

Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Chaenomeles x superba 'Knap Hill Scarlet' (Japanese quince 'Knap Hill Scarlet') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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