Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn' - berries in September
  • Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn' - impressive thorns
  • Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn' - berries in September

Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn'

£35.00

(Hawthorn) An interesting rare hawthorn, Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn' grows to be a small tree with large red berries in the autumn and very long thorns.

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An interesting, rare selection, Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn' grows to be a small tree with handsome large red berries in the autumn and very long thorns. The dark green leaves have orange and yellow autumn tints before falling.

Although not instant gratification the long thorns make this an excellent barrier tree once established.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil including dry areas.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Crataegus succulenta 'Long Thorn' grows to be a small rounded tree once established.
    • Height: Eventually up to 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft).
    • Spread: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft).

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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Light Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Site: Windy, Soil: Dry/Sandy
Special Features
Wildlife Friendly - Birds, Fruit - Ornamental, Rare and Unusual

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