Crataegus persimilis ‘Prunifolia’ Crataegus

Crataegus

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

Attributes

  • Drought tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • M Size: Medium
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Autumn colour

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