Crataegus tanacetifolia at Roath Mill Gardens

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Crataegus tanacetifolia
March 2015

Crataegus tanacetifolia 1

Crataegus tanacetifolia
mid May 2015

Crataegus tanacetifolia 3

Crataegus tanacetifolia in flower
mid June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia 4

Crataegus tanacetifolia in fruit
mid September 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia 5

Crataegus tanacetifolia in fruit
early November 2016

Grid reference ST 19834 78010
Common name Tansy-leaved hawthorn
Origin South West Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status Rather rare
Status Glamorgan Champion 2015
Height 9M April 2015
Girth 64cm January 2015
Reference 68

This tree is on the extreme north eastern boundary, not far from Westville Road entrance. Easily missed is the fact that the upper left hand side of this tree extends upwards and leftwards into the neary oak.

Crataegus tanacetifolia bark

Crataegus tanacetifolia bark
February 2015

Crataegus tanacetifolia leaf

Crataegus tanacetifolia leaves & buds
early June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia foliage

Crataegus tanacetifolia foliage
mid June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia flower

Crataegus tanacetifolia flowers
mid June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit
late August 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit2

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit
mid September 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit3

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit
mid September 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit4

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit
early November 2016

General tree description

Crataegus tanacetifolia is a small, usually thornless tree growing to around 10 metres. It has grey-brown, square cracked bark and grey, deeply-cut, downy leaves. In mid summer there are clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers, 2.5cm across. The fruits are yellowish haws ripening in autumn, 22mm in diameter and containing five pips.