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botanical name:
Crataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet'
Crataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hawthorn, Midland Thorn
synonyms:  Crataegus laevigata 'Coccinea Plena', Crataegus oxycantha 'Paul's Scarlet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Deciduous tree with deeply lobed, glossy green leaves. Abundant double red flowers in late spring and red fruits later.

Any reasonable soil in full sun or part shade. Tough and trouble-free.
Prune in winter if required.

Excellent tree for small gardens.

other notes:
Sport of C. laevigata 'Rosea Flore Pleno', found in a Hertfordshire garden, 1858.

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