|Grid reference||ST 17567 77431|
|Common name||Black hawthorn|
|Common name||Douglas' thornapple|
|Origin||West North America|
|Status||Wales Champion 2013|
|Height||6M September 2016|
|Girth||123cm @ 0.6M September 2016|
This tree is in the northerly section Hawthorn group. In October 2020 this tree appeared to be dead.
General tree description
Crataegus douglasii is a small tree, up to 10 metres or more tall, with a rounded head and glossy dark green leaves. It may have thorns up to 2.5cm long, but these are often absent. The leaves are up to 10cm long and 7.5cm wide, obovate to ovate in shape, with the upper part slightly lobed or double-toothed. Bunches of white flowers with greenish centres are produced in May. The fruits are purple-black, 8.5mm in diameter.