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Chaenomeles sup. 'Orange Trail' - 9cm Plant



Catalogue Code: 5140-5362

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Regular price £9.99
Chaenomeles are deciduous shrubs with spiny stems which flower from late winter into spring, the flowers often emerging before the toothed leaves, followed by fragrant greenish yellow fruit which can be eaten when cooked, often in preserves or compotes. In spring, Chaenomeles sup. ‘Orange Trail’ has tangerine orange flowers centred with bright yellow anthers followed in late summer with speckled apple-like fruits.

Key Features

  • Good for cutting
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 1 x 9cm Potted Plant

Size: 1m x 1.5m

Height: 1m


  • Deciduous shrub for sunny border
  • Tangerine orange flowers in spring
  • Fragrant fruits in late summer
  • Suitable for hedging

Chaenomeles, or ornamental quince, are spiny-stemmed deciduous shrubs with small serrated leaves. Their colourful flower clusters emerge just before the leaves and continue to bloom for several months from late winter until March and April followed in late summer by fragrant fruits which can be made into preserves or compotes. Chaenomeles sup. ‘Orange Trail’ has tangerine orange flowers centred with bright yellow anthers then, in late summer, pink tinged green fruit.

Position Chaenomeles sup. ‘Orange Trail’ in a sunny spot for more profuse flowers and fruit, planting into moist, but well-drained soil. Chaenomeles sup. ‘Orange Trail’ creates a pretty but effective flowering hedge about 80cm to 1 metre high. Plant 3 to 4 plants per metre, then maintain by trimming the sides and shortening long top stems.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your plant in a 9cm pot, ready to plant out.

Can’t plant straight away?

Place in a sheltered spot and water regularly to keep the compost moist.

Dig a hole approximately twice as deep and 3 times as wide as the plant’s rootball. If your soil is heavy mix in a soil improver before backfilling. Firm the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.

Water shrubs regularly in the first year after planting and in dry periods

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