|Grid reference||ST 17591 77389|
|Common name||Fastigiate thorn|
|Origin||Europe, N. Africa, W. Asia|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2016|
|Height||9M May 2016|
|Girth||134cm @ 0.5M May 2016|
This tree is in the centre of the Hawthorn group. No thorns were seen on the tree.
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 monogyna 'Stricta' is a cultivar of the Common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna, with an upright, narrow shape. It is a small tree that grows to approximately 6 metres tall, and has a width of only 2 metres when mature. The leaves are shiny, dark-green (turning yellow in autumn) with three, five or seven lobes and measuring between 5 and 6cm in length. There are white flowers in late spring followed by conspicuous red berries in autumn.