Crataegus succulenta ‘Jubilee’ Crataegus

Crataegus

Description: Medium-sized, fast-growing, thorny deciduous tree, the mid-green leaves are ovoid with a toothed edge, turning orange-red in autumn. White flowers in late spring and early summer followed by spherical, fleshy, edible, red fruit.

History: Bred in the Netherlands from a North American species closely related to the common whitethorn.

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 5m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • M Size: Medium
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Autumn colour

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