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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
Japanese quince 'Nicoline'
Chaenomeles are deciduous, usually spiny shrubs with simple leaves and cup-shaped, 5-petalled flowers, solitary or clustered, in spring, followed by edible often fragrant green or yellow fruits
'Nicoline' is a small deciduous shrub of spreading habit with oblong leaves to 5cm in length, and scarlet flowers 3.5cm in width, followed by apple-like fruits, yellow and fragrant when ripe
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 2
Pests May be attacked by scale insects and aphids
May be subject to a canker
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