CRATAEGUS (THORN, HAWTHORN, QUICK, MAY)

(deciduous leaf-losing)

All are perfectly hardy and will grow in any soil. Plant in October to February.

Among the most ornamental are:

Crataegus oxyacantha coccinea plena (Paul’s double scarlet thorn), 20 ft. or more eventually, very similar to the native quickthorn, bears long-lasting, double red flowers in May.

Crataegus oxyacantha L

Crataegus oxyacantha L (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Co. maskei, 15 to 20 ft., less common than C. oxyacantha, double pink flowers in May.

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10. October 2012 by admin
Categories: Ornamental Shrubs | Tags: , , | Comments Off on CRATAEGUS (THORN, HAWTHORN, QUICK, MAY)

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