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Crataegus x durobrivensis (Caughuawaga hawthorn)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
5m
Max height
4m
Max spread
20-50 Years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Crataegus x durobrivensis

Other names

Caughuawaga hawthorn

Genus

Crataegus Crataegus

Species

C. x durobrivensis - C. x durobrivensis is a rounded, thorny, deciduous shrub or small tree with oval to broadly ovate, toothed, dark green leaves, occasionally turning orange and yellow in autumn, and clusters of white flowers in spring followed by spherical, glossy, red fruit, persisting into winter.


Crataegus x durobrivensis is: Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Toxicity

The fruit can cause mild stomach upset if ingested.

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Orange in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Gall mites Aphids , Caterpillars , Gall mites

Fireblight , Leaf spot Fireblight , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation

Sow as soon as ripe in autumn in a cold frame. Remove flesh from seed prior to sowing. Alternatively, stratify and sow seed in a seedbed or frame in spring.

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting, Seed


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Where to grow

Crataegus x durobrivensis (Caughuawaga hawthorn) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Prefers moist loam but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Tolerates pollution and coastal sites. Best in full sun but tolerates partial shade though fruiting will be reduced. Fruit persists on the tree into winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Crataegus x durobrivensis

Other names

Caughuawaga hawthorn

Genus

Crataegus Crataegus

Species

C. x durobrivensis - C. x durobrivensis is a rounded, thorny, deciduous shrub or small tree with oval to broadly ovate, toothed, dark green leaves, occasionally turning orange and yellow in autumn, and clusters of white flowers in spring followed by spherical, glossy, red fruit, persisting into winter.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Toxicity

The fruit can cause mild stomach upset if ingested.


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Orange in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Gall mites

Specific diseases

Fireblight , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation

Sow as soon as ripe in autumn in a cold frame. Remove flesh from seed prior to sowing. Alternatively, stratify and sow seed in a seedbed or frame in spring.

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Crataegus x durobrivensis (Caughuawaga hawthorn) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Prefers moist loam but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Tolerates pollution and coastal sites. Best in full sun but tolerates partial shade though fruiting will be reduced. Fruit persists on the tree into winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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