Chaenomeles Nivalis - Japanese quinceBack in stock: in 4-6 weeks
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This cold-hardy shrub will brighten your winter garden with dozens of snow white blossoms on bare branches. Tough and drought tolerant; makes an excellent boundary hedge, and the flowers last well cut in water.
Chaneomeles speciosa 'Nivalis' - Japanese flowering quinceAPPEARANCE : Native to Asia, this fast-growing late winter to early spring-flowering shrub has snow-white cup-shaped flowers on bare spiny branches.
USES: Informal boundary hedge, sheltering hedge for wildlife, feature shrub, winter colour, can be espaliered against a wall. Small fragrant fruits are sour raw, but high in pectin and can be used to make jams. PLANTING: Plant in pretty much any neutral to acid soil in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Will even grow in heavy clay. Supposedly deer-resistant so try it with roos.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune as required after flowering to maintain shape and plant health, and fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring. Suited to most climates in Australia. Hardy to -20C
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.5 - 2.5 m H x 2.5 - 4 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
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