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Crataegus durobrivensis
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Crataegus durobrivensis

Thorn

Description: A rare small round-headed hybrid tree with large dark green leaves in summer, and occasional orange and red tints in autumn before falling. Clusters of large white flowers with pink stamens in spring, followed by dark crimson fruit in autumn that remain till mid-winter.

History: Discovered in May 1900 by J. Dunbar, on the banks of the Genesee River at Rochester, New York. Introduced in 1901.

Crataegus Growing Tips: Will tolerate a wide range of soils as long as they are well-drained, urban pollution and coastal conditions. Extremley hardy and ideal for the smaller garden. Prefer full sun or partial shade. 

Height and Spread: 4m x 4m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune