|Grid reference||ST 17597 77390|
|Alternative name||Crataegus x durobrivensis|
|Status||Wales Champion 2016|
|Missing old tag||505|
|Height||6M August 2016|
|Girth||99cm @ 0.3M August 2016|
This tree is located roughly in the centre of the Hawthorn group. It is recorded in the Tree Register as Crataegus coccinioides. Thorns were between 3 and 4cm long.
The following table gives the approximate physical measurements of examined haws together with the number of pips found within them.
|Diameter mm||Length mm||No. of pips|
Measurements were taken in late October 2020. Length measurement was for main body of the fruit and did not include the peduncle.
General tree description
Crataegus durobrivensis is a small round-headed tree up to around 6 metres tall, with thorns up to 5cm long. Its leaves are dark green and broadly ovate, the upper part sharply toothed. The flowers are white, 2 to 2.5cm. across, making them among the largest in the genus. The fruits are crimson red and also large - 1.5cm diameter - and they remain on the tree well into winter.