Japanese dwarf quince - chaenomeles japonica


#1

what time of year is best to prune dwarf flowering japanese quince and preserve flower buds for nexr season? am in the San Francisco CA area. Thanks


(Jonas Dupuich) #2

Right now is likely one of the best times to prune for next year’s flowers.

My flowering quince don’t flower a lot yet (they’re still young) so I have yet to experiment much with the dates.

The chojubai, on the other hand, flower almost every day of the year which makes timing less of an issue.


#3

Jonas
great!..gives me time to prune now and get new growth going
Thanks!


(jamie swords) #4

My jap quince is a flowering machine!! It’s currently got a flower on it now and it goes into flower again in nov/dec!!


#5

Appreciate the comments…mine is very young and has flowered nicely…trying to balance growth and flowers at this point.
Thanks