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Crataegus persimilis Prunifolia Splendens, Cockspur Thorn

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height25ft (7.6m)Exposed/WindyYes
  Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesYes
NativeNoCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

THORN, COCKSPUR (False) (Crataegus persimilis Prunifolia Splendens) (Cockspur Thorn)
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A reliable popular small tree attractive in leaf, flower and fruit, with unusual long thorns. Wide spreading habit, large glossy dark green leaves which turn brilliant scarlet and red in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in spring followed by red fruits which last well into the New Year.
TREE 15ft x 15-20ft (4.6m x 4.6-6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 25ft (7.6m).

 Br 4-5ft
23.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.
 Pg 4-5ft
32.95 In Stock.

Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.
Pg = Pot grown.

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. This is later this year than normal due to the mild weather.

Mix and Match Offer Buy any three ornamental trees (except Eucalyptus and save 3).

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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