AWARD

CRATAEGUS laevigata 'Crimson Cloud'

Commonly known as Hawthorn, Midland hawthorn

('Punicea') - an attractive form with single scarlet flowers and a pronounced white centre
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    shallowly 3-5 lobed, mid-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Red
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Rounded thorny tree. Produces large, bright red flowers 2cm (¾in) across with white centres followed by ovoid to spherical fruit
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CRATAEGUS laevigata 'Crimson Cloud'

 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    AGM as 'Punicea'
    Pests & Diseases
    Caterpillars, aphids, gall midges, fireblight, honey fungus, rust, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Garden form of the native Midland hawthorn
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • 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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