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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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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £55.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • 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 - Coastal / windswept -
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Obovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - heavy scent best appreciated from a distance.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - any soil except waterlogged.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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