†Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea at Bute Park

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea 0

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea
January 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea 1

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea
early June 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea 2

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea in fruit
mid September 2016

Grid reference ST 17637 77353
Common name Oriental thorn
Alternative name Crataegus schraderiana
Origin Greece & Ukraine
Deciduous Yes
TROBI Remarkable Tree
Tag 2767
Old tag 163
Height 6M January 2016
Girth 97cm January 2016
Reference 396

†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
18 16 5
16.5 14 4
16 13.4 4
16.5 15 5

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

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea bark

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea bark
June 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea leaf

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea leaves
early June 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea flower

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea flowers
early June 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea flower2

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea flowers
early June 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit1

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit
late August 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit2

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit
late August 2016

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit4

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit
mid October 2020

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit3

Crataegus orientalis var sanguinea fruit
late October 2016

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).