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Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & October
  • Height4m to 8m
  • Spread4m to 8m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGlossy mid green

Description

Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’. A round deciduous tree from Southern United States. Glossy mid green leaves are oblong to ovate and lobed, and become red in autumn before falling. White flowering corymbs appear in late spring.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Southern United States

Interest and use

Attractive purple to red autumn foliage.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

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

Seeds, suckers, grafting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to fireblight.

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