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Quince - Chinese (Chaennomeles sinensis)

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Quince - Chinese (Chaennomeles sinensis) - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

Emanates from China/Korea. Flakey bark and dense glossy leaves that turn from green to various shades of orange/red in autumn. Pink flowers followed by yellow fruits.

STYLE : Suitable for several styles : informal upright, twin trunk or group.

WARNING : Leaving too many fruits on the tree can exhaust it.

Care Info

REPOT : Every 2 years depending on age, after flowering , or in autumn.

SOIL : Grows well in 30:70 grit:organic mixture.

PRUNE : Prune to shape directly after flowering/in autumn.

PINCH : Cut back new shoots to about 1 or two nodes.

WATER : Water well in summer, especially when fruit is swelling. Keep moist in winter. They should not be allowed to dry out.

FEED : Balanced feed in spring, low nitrogen until autumn when a single nitrogen feed may be applied.

WARNING : Leaving too many fruits on the tree can exhaust it.

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