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A picture of a Crataegus viridis

Crataegus viridis

Crataegus viridis

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

6m

8m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Crataegus viridis Overview

This hawthorn is considered to be one of the toughest of the flowering trees. They are grown for their beautiful spring flowers and showy fruits in the summer and autumn. They will thrive in adverse situations, The flowers are white and will grow in clusters. The fruits are red they are abundant and very long-lasting, well into the winter. The autumn colour is yellow.

Common problems with Crataegus viridis

How to propagate Crataegus viridis

Grafting

Seeds, suckers, grafting.

Seed

Suckers

Other uses of Crataegus viridis

Suitable for coastal conditions.