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CRATAEGUS persimilis 'Prunifolia'

Commonly known as Broad-leafed cockspur thorn, Hawthorn

A small compact broad headed tree notable for its persistent red fruit and striking autumn colour
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H/Std £55.00 each

  • Deciduous - cherry-like leaves (hence 'Prunifolia'), glossy, deep green to 8cm (3in) which turn orange and red in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - rounded tree with stout thorns. Bright red fruit in autumn.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - ultimate size in 20-50 years. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - caterpillars, aphids, gall midges, fireblight. honey fungus, rust, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - an 18th century selection from a North American thorn.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - heavy scent best appreciated from a distance.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - any soil except waterlogged.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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