Chaenomeles sinensis seed
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Chinese Quince, Mugua, Mogwa, Karin
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chaenomeles sinensis – Pseudocydonia sinensis , Cydonia sinensis
Pseudocydonia sinensis (Chinese Quince)
Scarify: Soak for 24 hours
Stratify: Cold for 90 days.
Germination: Sow 1/4″ deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
HARVEST: Late Fall
PLANT HEIGHT: 15-20 feet
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Full Sun – P/ Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Well-drained/ Medium
OTHER: Fruit – eaten as a sweetmeat, candied, preserved in syrup or made into a liqueur. The juice can also be mixed with ginger and made into a beverage. The fruit is very large, up to 18cm long.