|Grid reference||ST 17637 77353|
|Common name||Oriental thorn|
|Alternative name||Crataegus schraderiana|
|Origin||Greece & Ukraine|
|Height||6M January 2016|
|Girth||97cm January 2016|
†This tree has a name plate "Crataegus schraderiana". In the Tree Register it is identified as Crataegus orientalis.
This tree is at the south end 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 orientalis var sanguinea is a small round-headed tree. It has deeply cut, grey-green downy leaves and large dark purple-red fruits (haws).