|Grid reference||ST 17612 77382|
|Common name||Midland hawthorn 'Masekii'|
|Origin||North West & Central Europe|
|Height||4.5M May 2016|
|Girth||39cm @ 0.3M May 2016|
This tree is roughly in the centre of the Hawthorns group. Its fruit was sparse in 2016. Thorns were approximately 1cm 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 laevigata 'Masekii' is a variety of the Midland hawthorn, Crataegus laevigata, or possibly hybrid of that and the Common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna. It is a small tree with a round shape, producing masses of double pink flowers in May.