Crataegus

Smithiana Not Available 2019

Hawthorn

FEATURES:

A small, low branching tree with a rounded crown. Glossy dark green leaves which turn attractive shades of orange and red in Autumn. Fragrant white flowers, followed by clusters of red berries. An ideal shrub for variation, in any garden.

HEIGHT x WIDTH:

5 metres x 4 metres

SHAPE:

Rounded

FOLIAGE:

Glossy dark green leaves which turn attractive shades of orange and red in Autumn.

FLOWERS:

Fragrant white flowers, followed by clusters of red berries.

COMMENTS:

The Hawthorn can be trimmed as a hedge or used as a windbreak. Suitable to most soil types including clay, prefers a well drained spot in full sun, mulch and water well.

TREE CARE:

Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.