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Crataegus punctuata

Potted hawthorn

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsApril & September
  • Height4m to 8m
  • Spread4m to 8m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Crataegus punctuata (Potted hawthorn). This is a very hardy hawthorn with attractive bark, It is well known for its beautiful spring flower and showy fruit in the summer and autumn. The flowers are reddish with yellow to red fruits.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Hawthorn

Origin

United States and Canada

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

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

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will prefer full sun, they are suitable for almost all situations and may be grown in any but very wet soil.

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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