Scientific Name: Cydonia oblonga
Common Name: quince
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia, South Asia / India
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 5 - 7m x 5 - 7m (height x width)
Habit: Irregular, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Elliptic, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Pink, May-Jun
Fruit: Pome, Yellow, Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate, most broadly elliptic, 6-11cm x 5-8cm, margin entire, densely pubescent; flowers, with five white or pink petals, 5cm wide; fruit round to pear-shaped, pubescent, 6-9cm long. Winter ID: twigs brown to nearly black and covered in grey pubescence.