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Hawthorn
Crataegus arnoldiana

An attractive small hawthorn with masses of white blossom and large edible fruitlets.
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Growing


Hawthorn
Crataegus arnoldiana
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive fruit
Attractive tree / plant
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
Tolerates shade
PruningLight prune
Growth rateAverage
Site conditionsSheltered site
Free-draining site
Occasional flooding
Coastal site
Air pollution
WildlifeAttractive to birds
Seeds / fruits useful for animals
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Identification


Hawthorn
Crataegus arnoldiana
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthMay
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnGreen
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Fruit sizeVery large
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Country of originUnited States
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