Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for good food, sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. Growing from seeds, cuttings, divisions, and grafting. Puttering meditation.
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.