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Crataegus tanacetifolia

Tansy-leaved thorn

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJuly & September
  • Height8m to 10m
  • Spread6m to 8m
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Crataegus tanacetifolia (Tansy-leaved thorn). A rounded-upright, deciduous tree or shrub from West Asia. Bears ovate to diamond shaped grey green leaves. Corymbs of white flowers appear in summer.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

W Asia

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • 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

Fireblight is sometimes a problem. Honey fungus rust.

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