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Crataegus Persimilis 'Prunifolia' | Broad-leaved Cockspur Thorn - 140-180cm, 10lt

Crataegus Persimilis 'Prunifolia' | Broad-leaved Cockspur Thorn - 140-180cm, 10lt

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Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia' is a small, ornamental, deciduous tree with broad, compact, rounded crown, and thorny branches. Glossy, broad-oval, dark green leaves look spectacular in autumn when they turn scarlet, deep yellow and purple. Small, fragrant, white flowers cover the tree in late spring and are followed by attractive clusters of deep red berries that persist on thorny branchs for a long time. Attractive to birds and bees. Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia’ is very undemanding and adaptable. It grows well in any kind of soil, except waterlogged, but prefers medium moisture, well-drained soils, in full sun or partial shade. It is suitable for most difficult gardens. It tolerates full exposure to coastal winds and air pollution. Very resilient and low maintenance. Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia’ is a stunning ornamental tree, perfect as a specimen plant or for hedges and screens in cottage and informal gardens. Great for urban and coastal areas.
  • Common Name

    Plum-Leaved Thorn

  • Family


  • Type

    deciduous tree

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    garden origin, USA

  • Flower

    small, fragrant, white flowers

  • Foliage

    glossy, broad-oval, dark green leaves, scarlet, deep yellow and purple in autumn

  • Maturation period

    20–50 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width

more than 8m

Shape / habit

bushy, spreading, broad-rounded

Preferred Location


South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing, exposed or sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral soil, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained, well–drained

Growing Period




spring, summer, autumn



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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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