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.
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
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