Midland Hawthorn Seed

Crataegus laevigata

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Midland Hawthorn is a small dense, thorny, deciduous tree, flowering in spring and berrying in autumn. The pink or white flowers are pollinated by midges.

Related to Common Hawthorn but with less deeply lobed leaves.

Earn up to 6 Points.

SKU: crala1 Category:

Description

Crataegus laevigata

Common name: Midland Hawthorn

Native: West and Central Europe.

Provenance: Germany.

Size and Spread (10yrs): 3m x 3m

Treatment required: Deeply dormant. 39wks stratification needed, at least 3mths moist warm followed by the same moist cold.

Scarifying the seed might speed germination up.

Seeds/kg:  c.20500:  80%viable

Ideal sowing period: Spring. Be prepared to wait a long time

Soil Conditions :  Any well drained

Planting : Good for exposed or coastal sites, hedging and screening. Full sun to light shade.

Mature height: 8m

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Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Size

Mini pkt (25seeds approx), Seed pack (75seeds approx)

Genus

Crataegus

Family

Rosaceae

Flowering Month

May

Colour

pink, white

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

flowers, fruit

Wildlife

yes

Requires

part shade, sun

Native

yes

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