DOUBLE TAKE ETERNAL WHITE™ Quince

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 2-4' Width/Spread: 4-5'

The impact that this continuously flowering, elegant beyond words quince brings to the garden will have you doing a double take. Truly, Double Take Eternal White quince’s big, camellia-like blooms are packed along its branches. Little lime-colored, pearl-like buds are tucked within these bunches of flowers and promise an even longer show. With each branch practically shining out of the garden, its wider-than-tall habit is nicely highlighted. It makes a lovely Ground cover or grouping in the middle of the border.

Why grow Double Take Eternal White quince?
– Long flower period
– Useful wider-than-tall habit
– Heavy flower set


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Light: Grows best in a spot that gets a minimum of four hours of direct sun exposure, up to all day light.

Soil: Will grow in any type of well-draining soil.

Water: Has average water needs and is relatively drought tolerant once it’s established.

Fertilizing: Apply a fertilizer formulated for flowering woody shrubs in early spring.

Pruning: Doesn’t generally need much pruning, but you can shape it in the springtime. It will benefit from rejuvenation pruning every 4 to 6 years or so. Just remove 1/3 of the thickest, oldest stems.

Other: This is a thornless series, so it’s perfect for flower arrangements.

Botanical Name

Chaenomeles speciosa 'SMNCSDW' PP#35,018

Zone

5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Green

Height

2-4'

Width/Spread

4-5'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Sun

Soil

Any, Dry, Moist

Season of Interest

Spring, Summer

Uses

Borders, Cottage gardens, Cutting Gardens, Foundations, Mass Planting

Features

Attracts pollinators, Clay soil, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant

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