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Crataegus per Prunifolia
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Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia'

Thorn

Description: A handsome, small tree with rich brown bark and rounded habit at maturity. Polished dark green oval leaves turn gold, red and orange in autumn. White flowers in the spring give way to red hips by autumn, which are popular with birds. Makes an excellent hedge.

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 (after 10 years): 6m x 6m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Tolerates exposed site Tolerates exposed site
Suitable for hedging Suitable for hedging
Replacement prune Replacement prune