Crataegus laevigata Pauls Scarlet

Key Data
Misc Wildlife Value
Shade Partial Shade
Area Coastal Areas, Exposed Windy Areas
Soil Acidic, Alkaline/Chalky, Wet
Type Native

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  NUMBER OF PLANTS
SIZES 1-2 3-910+
6/8 std Plenty of Stock£29.95Plenty of Stock£27.95Plenty of Stock£25.95
8/10 std Plenty of Stock£39.95Plenty of Stock£37.95Plenty of Stock£35.95
£31.70
£31.70
 

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Crataegus Paul's Scarlet - Double red hawthorn

Paul's Scarlet Hawthorn is covered in masses of red, double flowers in May. So much so that it can be hard to see anything else - a wonderful sight. In autumn it is covered in its fruit 'haws' and in a good year the rest of the tree can disappear from sight for the second time. It is  for these two reasons that it holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Crataegus Paul's Scarlet is a medium sized native tree, suitable for the average garden and it will grow on practically any soil. Like almost all hawthorns it is a thorny plant. Also like the rest of its family, it is pretty much disease and pest free; almost all that is needed is to protect it from rabbits and deer while relatively young. Plant Paul's Scarlet as a small specimen tree or as part of a copse planting. It is too showy to fit into a woodland but make sure it is in easy sight for flowers and berries. It is a very tough tree, suitable for urban or coastal plantings anywhere in Britain. Crataegus Pauls Scarlet trees can reach a height of about 6-8 metres.

We also sell a wide range of other ornamental trees which you can browse if this is not for you.

History: This sport of Crataegus Rosea Flore Pleno was found in 1858.

What you get when you buy:
You will receive a barerooted standard. This is a tree that has been lifted from the ground while dormant and that needs planting in winter. Depending on your chosen size it will be between 2.5 and 4.5 metres tall when planted and it will need a stout stake and a tree tie. We recommend you use Rootgrow when planting and the required quantity will be offered to you in your basket as you checkout.

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