Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' at Bute Park

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Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea'
late May 2016

Grid reference ST 17586 77390
Common name Midland hawthorn 'Rosea'
Origin North West & Central Europe
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2016
Tag 2736
Old tag 151
Height 5.5M May 2016
Girth 103cm May 2016
Reference 610

This tree is located slightly north of the centre of the Hawthorn group. It is recorded in the Tree Register as Crataegus laevigata 'Punicea'.

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
8.5 10 1
10 10.5 1
9.5 10 1
9.2 9.4 2
9.2 10 1

Measurements were taken in late October 2020. Length measurement was for main body of the fruit and did not include the peduncle.

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' bark

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' bark
late May 2016

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' leaf

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' leaves
late May 2016

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' flower

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' flowers
late May 2016

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' flower2

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' flowers
late May 2016

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' foliage

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' foliage
late August 2016

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' fruit

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' fruit
late August 2016

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' thorn

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' thorns
mid Octover 2020

General tree description

Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea' is a variety of the Midland hawthorn, Crataegus laevigata, or possibly a hybrid of that and the Common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna. It is a small tree, producing masses of single pink flowers in May.