Young Plum-leaved Hawthorn Tree | Crataegus persimilis 'Splendens'

Did you know that the Crataegus persimilis 'Splendens' has a stunning autumn color? In the fall, the green leaves transform into a beautiful array of colors, ranging from orange to red. Additionally, this tree provides fruits for the birds after flowering

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Can be planted throughout the year

Cultivar and Total Height

The Crataegus persimilis 'Splendens' or Plum-leaved Hawthorn is a cultivar of the common Crataegus monogyna and can reach a height of 8 meters.


Leaf Color

The main difference from the Crataegus monogyna is the stunning autumn color of this cultivar. In the fall, the green leaves transform into a beautiful array of colors, ranging from orange to red.



The thorns on this variety are also significantly larger, up to 5 cm.


Trunk and Branches

The trunk and branches have a gray-brown color.



In spring, the Crataegus monogyna blooms with white flowers.


Fruits and Birds

After flowering, orange-red fruits appear, providing a food source for birds.


Location and Frost Resistance

It thrives well on nutrient-rich, well-draining soil and is also highly resistant to frost.


Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower



Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!


  • Mature Height

    6-8 meters
  • Flower color

  • Flowering months

  • Location

    Sun-semi shade
  • Fruits

  • Evergreen

    Not wintergreen
  • Winter hardiness

  • Leaf color in summer

  • Leaf color in autumn



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