Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fire Ball'
A rare tree, this will grow to be a handsome tree with clusters of fragrant flowers in late spring and large, oval, dark green leaves which pretty autumn tints.
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A rare small tree, Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fireball' is very handsome once established with clusters of lightly fragrant flowers in late spring and large, oval, dark green leaves which pretty orange autumn tints.
Established plants have masses of large (getting on for the size of crab apples) drooping, glowing crimson-red fruit which last well into winter if not eaten by local wildlife first!
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May.
- Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
- Habit: Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fireball' is a small branching, rounded tree once established.
- Height: 6 m (20 ft).
- Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Mature Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Fruit - Ornamental, Good for Wildlife (Birds)
- On sale!