- Full Sun (6+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 4-5 Feet
- Mature Width 3-4 Feet
- Growing Zones 4-9
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. Bloom 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 it as a 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 4 to 5 feet, 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 the health of your new plant!
Double Take Scarlet Quince Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
|Plant Type: Bushes
|Light Exposure: Full Sun
|Mature Height: 4-5 Feet
|Mature Spread: 3-4 Feet
|Mature Spacing: 4-5 Feet
|Flower Color(s): Red
|Flower Description: Clusters of 2-inch flowers with 5 petals
|Bloom Period: Late spring to early summer
|Foliage Type: Deciduous
|Foliage Color(s): Dark green
|Foliage Description: Toothed, oval leaves (2-4” long)
|Seasonal Interest: 4-Season Interest
|Resists: Deer, drought, and pests
|Tolerates: Partial shade
|Attracts: Birds, butterflies, and bees
|Uses: Landscape plantings, hedges, and containers
|Features: Heat Tolerant
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
|Common Name: Double Take Scarlet Quince
|Other Name(s): Japanese Quince, Flowering Quince
|Scientific Name: Double Take Scarlet Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm' USPP 20,951
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 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
Time of Order:
- 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
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.