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Double Take Scarlet Quince

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Height 4-5 Feet Tall
  • Spread 3-4 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun

If you’re looking to add a wow factor to your spring garden, look no further! This plant is loved for its breathtaking blooms and its tolerance to heat. The blooms it produces are brilliant, red double blooms that will rake in the compliments. This plant is also considerably hardy and deer resistant.

The foliage of the Double Take Scarlet Quince is a deep green. The blooms it produces are double blooms and are a bright red. Blooms season takes place in the spring. The Double Take Scarlet Quince reaches a height of four to five feet and has a spread of three to four feet. Use this plant as a thriller in container planting, as a focal point in any landscape, or use its cut flower in your next arrangement.

Double Take Scarlet Quince Care

For best results, plant in full sun as this plant is a heat loving plant. It can tolerate some shade, but it needs at minimum 6 hours of sun a day. It has average water needs and requires well drained soil. The Double Take Scarlet Quince is adaptable to most soils and those with varying PH levels. This plant is drought tolerant once established. Controlled release fertilizer should be applied in the spring. Pruning is not necessary, trimming to shape can be done after flowering.

Double Take Scarlet Quince Spacing

When planting in your landscape, the Double Take Scarlet Quince spacing should be 48”-60”, center on center. If the choice is to plant in a container, sizing should be 2 gallons. Proper spacing and container sizes will ensure strong roots and health of your new plant!

Double Take Scarlet Quince Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Flower Color(s): Red
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Part Sun to Sun
Height Class: Tall
Height: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 3-4 Feet
Spacing: 4-5 Feet
Habit: Mounded
Blooms On: Old Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: Double Take Scarlet Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm' USPP 20,951
Common Name: Double Take Scarlet Quince
Other Name(s): Japanese Quince, Flowering Quince
Brand: Proven Winners®
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Features: Heat Tolerant

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 7-10 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Winter to Early Spring

  • Is it warm enough to plant in the customer’s growing zone?
  • What areas does the plant has to travel through from our nursery to your home?
  • Is the plant at the nursery ready to ship.
    • The plants from the South will naturally be ready sooner than the plants from the North (If you have questions or concerns about when a plant will ship please email us at info@plantaddicts.com)


  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Fall into Winter

  • We’ll ship all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!


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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.