Crataegus monogyna (Woodland - bundles of 50)
(Hawthorn) A native large shrub, Crataegus monogyna has white flowers in late spring, followed by clusters of bright red fruit in autumn.
This can be ordered at any time of year but as they are bare root plants will be delivered when dormant in winter (from approx late November - February)
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A native large shrub, Crataegus monogyna has white flowers in late spring, followed by clusters of bright red fruit in autumn that are popular with wildlife. The branches are covered with sharp thorns, which make it ideal for use in a barrier hedge.
Typical planting distance would be 30 - 45 cm apart (1 - 1 1/2ft) for a hedge, staggered (planted as a double row) if intended to be a thick livestock hedge.
- Position: Full sun or shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
- Habit: Large densely branching shrub or very small tree if left unpruned.
- Height: 6 m (20 ft) if left unpruned.
- Spread: 6 m (20 ft) if left unpruned.
- Pruning: Once the Crataegus monogyna hedge reaches the required height, prune twice a year, in spring and autumn to shape.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade, Shade
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed
- Special Features
- Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Fruit - Ornamental, Screening/Hedge
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