Crataegus heldreichii at Bute Park

Crataegus heldreichii 0

Crataegus heldreichii
December 2015

Crataegus heldreichii 1

Crataegus heldreichii
mid April 2016

Crataegus heldreichii 2

Crataegus heldreichii
mid May 2016

Grid reference ST 17621 77351
Common name  
Origin Balkans
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2013
Tag 2762
Old tag 162
Height 8.5M January 2016
Girth 113cm December 2015
Reference 376

This tree is at the south end of the Hawthorn group, roughly midway between the footpath and the canal. No thorns were seen on the tree.

Crataegus heldreichii bark

Crataegus heldreichii bark
January 2016

Crataegus heldreichii leaf

Crataegus heldreichii leaves
mid April 2016

Crataegus heldreichii leaf2

Crataegus heldreichii leaves
mid May 2016

Crataegus heldreichii flower

Crataegus heldreichii flowers
mid May 2016

Crataegus heldreichii flower2

Crataegus heldreichii flowers
mid May 2016

Crataegus heldreichii fruit

Crataegus heldreichii fruit
early August 2016

General tree description

Crataegus heldreichii is a small tree with leaves similar in shape to the Common hawthorn (up to 6cm long, deeply cut, with lobes toothed at the tips). In spring it has white flowers. The fruits are red haws, 22mm wide, containing one to three pips.