What is a flowering quince bush?


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A flowering quince bush is a deciduous multi-stem shrub with pink, red or orange blooms. Flowering quince shrubs prefer full sun and thrive in well-drained loamy soil.

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To keep flowering quince shrubs healthy, apply compost or a slow-release fertilizer in the early spring. The pH of your soil should be neutral or slightly acidic for flowering quince shrubs. They are good for attracting hummingbirds to the landscape, and they are deer resistant. To prune a flowering quince, wait until blooming season is over. While it is drought tolerant, you want to water it from time to time and mulch to keep the moisture in.

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