Crataegus tanacetifolia at Roath Park Botanic Garden

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Crataegus tanacetifolia
early July 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia 1

Crataegus tanacetifolia in fruit
late August 2018

Crataegus tanacetifolia 2

Crataegus tanacetifolia in fruit
early September 2020

Grid reference ST 18523 79032
Common name Tansy-leaved hawthorn
Origin South West Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status Rather rare
Height 5M July 2016
Girth 37cm @ 1M July 2016
Reference 459

This tree is north of the conservatory.

Crataegus tanacetifolia bark

Crataegus tanacetifolia bark
late June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia leaf

Crataegus tanacetifolia leaves
late June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia flower

Crataegus tanacetifolia flowers
late June 2016

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit

Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit
early July 2016

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Crataegus tanacetifolia fruit
late August 2018

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.