Genus of 3 species of deciduous and spiny shrubs, native to eastern Asia. They bear flowers in late winter and early spring and small quince-like fruits.
Latin name: Chaenomeles x superba "Nicoline"
They grow in full sun or partial shade, in modeately moist soils.
Plant in groups or use in hedges.
Propagated by cuttings.
Remove crossing stems after flowering.
Shrub with crimson flowers.