This colourful Flowering Quince sports bright red blooms from early spring, even before the foliage appears. Throughout summer, its spiny stems are cloaked in unremarkable green foliage, but as the fruits develop they ripen to golden yellow for a wonderful autumn display.
The fruits of Chaenomeles 'Friesdorfer Typ 205' are edible and can be used to make jellies and preserves. Chaenomeles makes a superb specimen for shrub borders or can be trained as an eye-catching wall shrub. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 200cm (78"). Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types).