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Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fire Ball'
  • Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fire Ball'
  • Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fire Ball' - flowers in Spring

Crataegus ellwangeriana 'Fire Ball'

£35.00

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).

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Site: Coastal Areas, Site: Windy, Soil: Dry/Sandy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Wildlife Friendly - Bees, Fruit - Ornamental, Wildlife Friendly - Birds