Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees & flowers, & honeybees. Gardening for peace of mind.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Fruit of Ornamental Quince
While pulling weeds around the shrubs, I discovered these on a quince bush. I assume this is a Chaenomeles hybrid The quince was planted late winter, so is only about 18 inches tall. Not sure what, if anything, I'll do with these. I read they are astringent and bitter.