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Crataegus × lavallei ‘Carrierei’

Lavall hawthorn

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  • Crataegus × lavallei ‘Carrierei’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Crataegus × lavallei ‘Carrierei’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height4m to 6m
  • Spread6m to 9m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Crataegus × lavallei ‘Carrierei’ (Lavall hawthorn). Leaves are oval, glossy, dark green becoming red in late autumn. Clusters of white flowers are borne in late spring, then followed by long-lasting, round, red-orange fruit.

Characteristics

Semi-evergreen, Tree

Other common names

Hawthorn

Origin

Hybrid origin between C.crus-galli and C.pubesce

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • Crataegus × lavallei ‘Carrierei’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Crataegus × lavallei ‘Carrierei’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Watch out for the thorns.

Propagation

You can propagate the species by seeds in the autumn, the cultivars by budding in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to fireblight

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