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Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul's Scarlet’

Two-styled hawthorn

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height4m to 7m
  • Spread5m to 7m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourBright red-pink
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul's Scarlet’ (Two-styled hawthorn). ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ has bright red, double flowers opening in late spring

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Hawthorn

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul's Scarlet’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul's Scarlet’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul's Scarlet’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul's Scarlet’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Watch out for the thorns.

Propagation

Propagate from cold-stratified seed, or by grafting of named clones.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Fireblight, powdery mildew and honey fungus.

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