Crataegus schraderiana - purple berries in early autumn
  • Crataegus schraderiana - purple berries in early autumn

Crataegus schraderiana

£35.00

(Hawthorn) A striking tree, Crataegus schraderiana is native to parts of Southern Europe and has deeply cut, grey-green leaves and large dark purple fruit in autumn once established.

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A striking tree, Crataegus schraderiana is native to parts of Southern Europe and has deeply cut, grey-green leaves and large dark purple fruit in autumn once established. Clusters of small white flowers in late spring. The leaves can have a blue-ish colour when the emerge in spring.

Best foliage colour and fruit display if planted in a sunny position.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Avoid areas prone to waterlogging.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Crataegus schraderiana grows to be a small branching tree.
    • Height: Eventually up to 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft).
    • Spread: 5 m (16 - 20 ft).

Data sheet

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, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver, Fruit - Ornamental, Good for Wildlife (Birds)

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