Crataegus durobrivensis Crataegus

Crataegus

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

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Replacement prune
  • Wet tolerant

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