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Crataegus persimillis 'Prunifolia'

Hawthorn

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Key information

Plant type

Evergreen tree

Flower colour

White

Feature

Autumn colour, Flowers, Fruit

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Suzie Gibbons, copyright GAP Photos (234777)

Plant details

One of Roy Lancaster's favourite multi-purpose trees, Crataegus persimillis 'Prunifolia' works hard for its place in the garden, offering flowers, fruit and autumn tints. This thorny tree has glossy leaves which turn orange and red in autumn. In early summer, it is covered in white flowers, followed by bright red fruit.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Crataegus

Species: persimillis

Cultivar: Prunifolia

Plant type: Evergreen tree

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Autumn colour, Flowers, Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 800cm

Spread: 1000cm


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