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hawthorn 'Paul's Scarlet'
Crataegus laevigata 'Coccinea Plena' Crataegus oxycantha 'Paul Scarlet'
Crataegus are deciduous trees and shrubs, usually with spiny branches, lobed or toothed leaves, and clusters of creamy-white flowers followed by red or black fruits. Some have fine autumn colour
'Paul's Scarlet' is a small, rounded deciduous thorny tree with lobed, glossy leaves. Flowers fully double, light red
Toxicity Fruit may cause mild stomach upset if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in most soils in sun or partial shade
Propagate by seed or grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Prone to caterpillars, gall mites and aphids
May be affected by a leaf spot and fireblight
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