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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
description:
Deciduous tree with deeply lobed, glossy green leaves. Abundant double red flowers in late spring and red fruits later.

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

usage:
Excellent tree for small gardens.

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

RHS AGM

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